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Into great silence : a memoir of discovery and loss among vanishing orcas, Eva Saulitis

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Into great silence : a memoir of discovery and loss among vanishing orcas
Title
Into great silence
Title remainder
a memoir of discovery and loss among vanishing orcas
Statement of responsibility
Eva Saulitis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a scientist's study of one family of orca whales in Prince William Sound, Alaska, and the devastating effects of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill on their ability to reproduce and survive, as she considers the long-term implications the spill has for Alaskan wildlife
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
599.53/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL737.C432
LC item number
S37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Into great silence : a memoir of discovery and loss among vanishing orcas, Eva Saulitis
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Into great silence : a memoir of discovery and loss among vanishing orcas, Eva Saulitis
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The last one -- Place of first permission -- By beaver, by bear -- Lucky Star -- Whale camp -- First encounter -- Cut loose -- Into the labyrinth -- Memorize these things -- The survival value of exuberance -- Boys in blueberry season -- No passage out -- Vegans and carnivores -- Season of dead water -- Refugia -- When it happens -- Where the whales are -- Part of the darkness -- Into the ice, into the oil -- Groundings -- Beast and beauty -- Quiet sounds -- Scientific magic -- The whale called Eyak -- On being hushed and silent -- Tallying icebergs -- Wild horses, green skies -- Mercifully untranslatable -- Survivors -- A human silence -- In named and unnamed coves -- The smallest island -- It barely makes a sound -- Breathing in never-night -- Transients outside the box -- Uncommon language -- The poetry of predation -- Nine silences -- Into great silence -- Hunger -- More than we understand -- What the numbers say -- What the silence says -- Spaces between facts -- Silence as survival -- The story inside the flesh -- Snippets and transparencies -- The other world -- Where the seals are -- Book of changes -- Lament for Eyak -- In a language lost to us, Eyak is singing -- The spirit line
  • The last one -- Place of first permission. By beaver, by bear ; Lucky Star ; Whale camp ; First encounter ; Cut loose ; Into the labyrinth ; Memorize these things ; The survival value of exuberance ; Boys in blueberry season ; No passage out ; Vegans and carnivores -- Season of dead water. Refugia ; When it happens ; Where the whales are ; Part of the darkness ; Into the ice, into the oil ; Groundings ; Beast and beauty ; Quiet sounds; Scientific magic ; The whale called Eyak ; On being hushed and silent ; Tallying icebergs ; Wild horses, green skies ; Mercifully untranslatable -- Survivors . A human silence ; In named and unnamed coves ; The smallest island ; It barely makes a sound ; Breathing in never-night ; Transients outside the box ; Uncommon language ; The poetry of predation ; Nine silences -- Into great silence. Hunger ; More than we understand ; What the numbers say ; What the silence says ; Spaces between facts ; Silence as survival ; The story inside the flesh ; Snippets and transparencies ; The other world ; Where the seals are ; Book of changes ; Lament for Eyak ; In a language lost to us, Eyak is singing ; The spirit line
Control code
14770425
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xvii, 249 pages
Isbn
9780807014356
Lccn
2012023722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO614612
  • (OCoLC)792880754
  • (Nz)14770425

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