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 ..
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 ..
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...
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..
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..
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'...
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..