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9 edition of Eye of the Whale found in the catalog.

Eye of the Whale

Epic Passage from Baja to Siberia

by Dick Russell

  • 285 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Marine biology,
  • Sea & seashore life,
  • Wild animals,
  • Migration,
  • Individual Species Of Mammals,
  • Marine Mammals,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Marine Life,
  • Science / Marine Biology,
  • Gray whale,
  • Gray whales

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722710M
    ISBN 100684866080
    ISBN 109780684866086

    A book as grand in its breadth and vision as the scale of its magnificent subject, “Eye of the Whale” is fitting tribute to the trials and tribulations of our troubled truce with one of the world’s most moving and magnificent – and instructive – fellow creatures. Listen carefully. Eye of the Whale focuses on one great whale in particular-the coastal-traveling California gray whale. Gray whales make the longest migration of any mammal-from the lagoons of Baja California to the feeding grounds of the Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia (nearly 6, miles). That the gray whale exists today is nothing short of miraculous.

    Eye of the Whale is an old fin style natural arch weathered into the Entrada sandstone. It has a span of 37 feet, a height of 12 feet, a thickness of 25 feet, and a width of 41 feet. The arch was added to Arches National Park (then a monument) on Janu , when the monument was more than doubled in size by presidential proclamation. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Eye of the Whale: A Novel by Douglas Carlton Abrams (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at .

    Get this from a library! Eye of the whale: a novel. [Douglas Carlton Abrams] -- An ecological thriller about a marine biologist whose fate is altered after the unexpected appearance of a humpback whale sends her on a race to discover the meaning of its mysterious song and its. The eye of the whale a rescue story — First hardcover edition. by Jennifer O'Connell. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read This edition published in Written in English. This book tells the true story of the rescue of a humpback whale that nearly drowned after becoming entangled in crab trap lines off the coast of San Francisco.


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Eye of the Whale by Dick Russell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book I chose to pair with Eye of the Whale is Charlotte's Web by E.B. White and Garth Williams. This is a story that every child loves. Like the whale rescue story, Charl Eye of the Whale tells the touching story of a a group of divers experience rescuing a tangled whale/5.

The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story (Tilbury House Nature Book) [O'Connell, Jennifer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story (Tilbury House Nature Book)/5(56).

This book, Eye of the Whale: Epic Passage from Baja to Siberia, gives an in-depth overview of the biological, environmental and pol The gray whale contains a sense of mystery surrounding its migratory patterns and friendly behavior that scientists and the people that these whales come into contact with have tried to understand/5.

A two-time recipient of the Christopher Award, Jennifer also creates illustrations for book covers and magazines. To research The Eye of the Whale, Jennifer traveled to San Francisco, where she met Captain Mick Menigoz and rode his rescue boat, Superfish, out into the Pacific Ocean to the area where the events in the book took : This reading group guide for Eye of the Whale includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Douglas Carlton Abrams.

The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your ed on: Septem   EYE OF THE WHALE was a great story about humans and our interaction with the world we live in.

I would recommend it to anyone looking for a book that will really engage you and make you think. Elizabeth is our main heroine in EYE OF THE WHALE. She is a marine biologist and spends a good deal of her time studying humpback whales and more /5(12).

Eye of the Whale focuses on one great whale in particularthe coastal-traveling California gray whale. Gray whales make the longest migration of any mammal - from the lagoons of Baja California to the feeding grounds of the Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia (nearly 6, miles).

That the gray whale exists today is nothing short of by: 8. The novel, Eye of the Whale, by Douglas Carlton Abrams is an ambitious book with broad objectives. On one hand, it is a story about a marine biologist entangled in corporate and political struggles regarding a humpback whale that has strayed into the Sacramento River/5.

Ida and the Whale - Book by Rebecca Gugger Ida can’t stop thinking about these and other very important questions. Then one night, a flying whale. Off the coast of San Francisco, a distress call was radioed to shore by a local fisherman.

He had discovered a humpback whale tangled in hundreds. Staring Into the Eye of a Whale and Seeing the Whole World.

All this cogitation is both the overall strength and occasional weakness of the book. For in a work about whales, there are few. Named a Best Book of the Year by three major newspapers upon its initial publication, and now available for the first time in paperback, Eye of the Whale offers an exhilarating blend of adventure and natural history as Dick Russell follows the migration of the gray whale from Mexico's Baja peninsula to the Arctic's Bering s: 8.

Named a Best Book of the Year by three major newspapers upon its initial publication, and now available for the first time in paperback, Eye of the Whale offers an exhilarating blend of adventure and natural history as Dick Russell follows the migration of the gray whale from Mexico's Baja peninsula to the Arctic's Bering Strait.

Originally named "Devil-fish' by nineteenth-century whalers, the Reviews: 1. To research The Eye of the Whale, Jennifer traveled to San Francisco where she met Captain Mick Menigoz and rode his rescue boat, Superfish, out into the Pacific Ocean to the area where the events in the book took place.

This experience fueled her inspiration as she created the images and words of this extraordinary story. The Eye of the Whale (Tilbury House Nature Book) - Kindle edition by O'Connell, Jennifer.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Eye of the Whale (Tilbury House Nature Book)/5(58).

This true story tells of four divers who saved a humpback whale off the coast of San Francisco. Tangled in hundreds of yards of crab trap lines, this is the story of a real-life rescue on a cool December morning.

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This reading group guide for Eye of the Whale includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Douglas Carlton suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your : Douglas Carlton Abrams.

The Eye of the Whale (Tilbury House Nature Book) (Hardcover) By Jennifer O'Connell. Tilbury House Publishers,32pp. Publication Date: Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (3/15/). Many breathtaking scenes of the beauty and majesty of humpback whales, including a vivid look at a whale giving birth, are lost amid Abrams’s heavy-handed focus on issues in his overblown sec.

EYE OF THE WHALE: From Baja to Siberia with the World's Largest Mammal Dick Russell, Author. Simon & Schuster $30 (p) ISBN Buy this book Thrilling whale. Whale eye is that look your dog gives you when they’re looking away with their face and making eye contact with their eyes.

It’s kind of like side eye for humans. When a dog is giving you the whale eye, you can see the whites of their eyes.The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story by Jennifer O'Connell. 6 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Video Book Reading from The Eye of the Whale.