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Beneath the surface : killer whales, SeaWorld, and the truth beyond Blackfish

Author: John Hargrove, (Animal trainer); Howard Chua-Eoan
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First St. Martin's Griffin editionView all editions and formats
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A first-hand account of the lives of captive killer whales by one of the most experienced orca trainers to emerge from SeaWorld and the star of the popular documentary "Blackfish."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hargrove, (Animal trainer); Howard Chua-Eoan
ISBN: 9781250081407 1250081408
OCLC Number: 946740801
Description: ix, 273 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Monsters and other people --
The fantasy kingdom of SeaWorld --
The education of an orca trainer --
"In the care of man" --
Elegy of the killer whale --
The natural and unnatural history of the orca --
Treasure --
Getting with the artificial program --
The dark side --
Losing my religion --
Leap of faith --
A vision for the future --
Epilogue : Life without Takara --
Afterword --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: John Hargrove with Howard Chua-Eoan.

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This New York Times bestseller is a first-hand account of the lives of captive killer whales by a former senior SeaWorld orca trainer and the star of the hugely popular documentary Blackfish.  Read more...

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"You might have watched the documentary Blackfish. This is more powerful...." "Psychology Today" A heart-tugging look at the lives of orca whales in captivity. "People" I highly recommend "Beneath Read more...

 
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