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Leviathan Or The Whale

Author : Philip Hoare  |  Pub Date: 2009  |  Publisher : HarperCollins Australia

ISBN 10 : PSU:000067822898
ISBN 13 :

This edition does not include illustrations. The story of a man's obsession with whales, which takes him on a personal, historical and biographical journey - from his childhood to ..


The Whale

Author : Philip Hoare  |  Pub Date: 2011-02-08  |  Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061976209
ISBN 13 : 0061976202

From his childhood fascination with the gigantic Natural History Museum model of a blue whale, to his abiding love of Moby-Dick, to his adult encounters with the living animals in ..


Risingtidefallingstar

Author : Philip Hoare  |  Pub Date: 2017-07-13  |  Publisher : HarperCollins UK

ISBN 10 : 9780008133696
ISBN 13 : 0008133697

From the author of Leviathan, or, The Whale, comes a composite portrait of the subtle, beautiful, inspired and demented ways in which we have come to terms with our watery planet...


Trying Leviathan

Author : D. Graham Burnett  |  Pub Date: 2010-01-04  |  Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400833986
ISBN 13 : 1400833981

In Moby-Dick, Ishmael declares, "Be it known that, waiving all argument, I take the good old fashioned ground that a whale is a fish, and call upon holy Jonah to back me." Few read..


Leviathan The History Of Whaling In America

Author : Eric Jay Dolin  |  Pub Date: 2008-07-17  |  Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393066661
ISBN 13 : 0393066665

A Los Angeles Times Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 A Boston Globe Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 Amazon.com Editors pick as one of the 10 best history books of 2007 Winner of the 200..


The Sea Inside

Author : Philip Hoare  |  Pub Date: 2013-02-01  |  Publisher : Fourth Estate

ISBN 10 : 0007480016
ISBN 13 : 9780007480012

A startling new book, his most personal to date, from Philip Hoare, winner of the 2009 Samuel Johnson Prize for 'Leviathan'...


The Sounding Of The Whale

Author : D. Graham Burnett  |  Pub Date: 2012-01-09  |  Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226081335
ISBN 13 : 0226081338

From the Bible’s “Canst thou raise leviathan with a hook?” to Captain Ahab’s “From Hell’s heart I stab at thee!,” from the trials of Job to the legends of Sinbad, wha..