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Sightings: The Gray Whales' Mysterious Journey Paperback – Bargain Price, July 1, 2003
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About the Author
Linda Hogan has won an American Book Award, a National Book Critics Circle Award, a Lannan Foundation Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist with her novel "Mean Spirit". She lives in Idledale, Colorado. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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Sightings is beautiful reading. Each of the short chapters is rich as a poem, and indeed, many read like song or poetry, each woman's distinctive voice blending and harmonizing with her co-author's.
This book is not the standard National Geographic fare--though the authors are skilled reporters and intrepid travellers, following the whales in kayaks, small planes, boats and ferries. Theirs are the sightings of writers who don't merely observe, but who feel their subjects and feel them deeply, who use their intuitions and emotions as well as their intellects to come to their powerful conclusion: that, in this era of mass extinction, to kill such a creature as the gray whale is "an act against creation."
How lucky are we that these talented, spirited women have written this compelling and important testament to that truth.
Jadia Ward/Bright Eyes Creations
I plan to go to San Ignacio Lagoon February 2011 on a Baja Expedition.
People in this book have done this expedition themselves and explain what they experienced. I can't wait!!!
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Decent book but only had tibits here and there of interesting material. One of the few wildlife books I traded back in at my local used book store.Published 22 months ago by Lauren Carter
These guys are my favorite mammals. I went whale watching and it was thrilling, we have alot to learn from them.
Very interesting book. Thank you.