A Whale for the Killing

Farley Mowat

Published by McClelland and Stewart, 1977
ISBN 10: 0771066007 / ISBN 13: 9780771066009
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No Remainder Mark. First Canadian Edition Signed, Hardcover With A Dust Jacket - Not Price Clipped. Signed By The Author At The Half Title Page. "For Gregory , Farley Mowat" Revised Edition 1977. Seller Inventory # 039692

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From the Inside Flap: A PLEA TO STOP THE SLAUGHTER NOW...
When an 80-ton Fin Whale became trapped in a Newfoundland lagoon, conservationist Farley Mowat rejoiced: here was the first chance to study at close range one of the most magnificent animals in creation. Some local villagers thought otherwise. They blasted the whale with rifle fire and hacked open her back with a motorboat propeller. Mowat appealed desperately to the police, to marine biologists, finally to the Canadian press. But it was too late. Ravaged by an infection resulting from her massive wounds, the whale died.

World-renowned for his passionate tales of survival, Farley Mowat wrote his new book to symbolize the plight of all whales preyed on by man for commercial profit. A Whale for the Killing is an urgent, eloquent plea to stop the massacre now...before the entire species is doomed to extinction.

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Title: A Whale for the Killing
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart
Publication Date: 1977
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: Revised Edition Signed.
Book Type: Book

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Published by Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart, 1977 (1977)
ISBN 10: 0771066007 ISBN 13: 9780771066009
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