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The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea (MP3 CD)
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In the tradition of the bestselling Cod and The Secret Life of Lobsters, a lively, prizewinning travelogue through the history, literature, and lore of the king of the sea: the whale.
About the Author
Philip Hoare is the author of five works of nonfiction, including biographies of Noel Coward and Oscar Wilde; England's Lost Eden: Adventures in a Victorian Utopia; and Spike Island: The Memory of a Military Hospital. He has written and hosted films for the BBC, cocurated the Icons of Pop exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, and written for Granta. He lives in Southampton, England. Michael Page has been recording audiobooks since 1984 and has over two hundred titles to his credit. He has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for The War That Killed Achilles by Caroline Alexander and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. As a professional actor, Michael has performed regularly since 1998 with the Peterborough Players in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is currently a professor of theater at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he lives with his wife, Jane, and two daughters, Camilla and Chloe (when they are not away at college). He has a particular interest in Shakespeare and Eastern European theater and travels frequently to Hungary and Romania.
Praise for The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea…
"[A] gracefully written exploration of why whales fascinate us." ---Library Journal