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Animal heart : a novel

Author: Brenda Peterson
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books ; Berkeley, Calif. : Distributed by University of California Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"When an eerie mass stranding of whales and dolphins takes place along the mist-shrouded Oregon Coast, forensic wildlife pathologist Isabel Spinner and her friend and co-worker Marian Windhorse Gray covertly investigate this disaster as a crime against wildlife. For years, Isabel has kept some emotional distance between herself and other humans, while devoting herself to easing the suffering of animals. But when  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nature stories
Romantic suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Peterson
ISBN: 1578051088 9781578051083
OCLC Number: 52846520
Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Kiwanda Beach Watch --
Seal-Sitting --
Eavesdropping --
Underwater Volcano --
Animal Heart --
The Dead Zone --
Homecoming --
Stranding --
Perfect Empathic Pair --
A Dying Art --
Blue Dragon Rising from the Sea --
Deaf, at Last Listening --
Aquatic Apes --
Room 66X --
Family Cottage --
Silkie's Cave.
Responsibility: by Brenda Peterson.
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"When an eerie mass stranding of whales and dolphins takes place along the mist-shrouded Oregon Coast, forensic wildlife pathologist Isabel Spinner and her friend and co-worker Marian Windhorse Gray covertly investigate this disaster as a crime against wildlife. For years, Isabel has kept some emotional distance between herself and other humans, while devoting herself to easing the suffering of animals. But when Isabel finally connects with Marshall McGreggor, an undersea photographer whose recent transplant has him delving into the mystery surrounding his new heart, the two find themselves making surprising decisions that will forever change their lives." "Based on cutting-edge science, this book tackles such timely and troubling issues as low-frequency active sonar and animal experimentation and forewarns of a future of Dead Zone oceans, disappearing species, and a world with creatures whose DNA boundaries have been genetically blurred."--Jacket.

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