skip to content
Fluke, or, I know why the winged whale sings Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Fluke, or, I know why the winged whale sings

Author: Christopher Moore; Bill Irwin
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn and his crew poking, charting, recording, and photographing very big, wet, gray marine mammals. Until the extraordinary day when a whale lifts its tail into the air to display a cryptic message spelled out in foot-high letters: Bite me. Trouble is, Nate's beginning to wonder if he hasn't spent just a little too much  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Humorous fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Moore; Bill Irwin
ISBN: 9780061238796 0061238791 9780062314499 0062314491
OCLC Number: 77535963
Notes: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Credits: Producers and directors, Rick Harris and Paul Ruben.
Performer(s): Performed by Bill Irwin.
Description: 8 sound discs (11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Fluke
I know why the winged whale sings
Responsibility: Christopher Moore.

Abstract:

Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn and his crew poking, charting, recording, and photographing very big, wet, gray marine mammals. Until the extraordinary day when a whale lifts its tail into the air to display a cryptic message spelled out in foot-high letters: Bite me. Trouble is, Nate's beginning to wonder if he hasn't spent just a little too much time in the sun. 'Cause no one else on his team saw a thing, not his longtime partner, Clay Demodocus; not their saucy young research assistant; not even the spliff-puffing white-boy Rastaman Kona (ne Preston Applebaum). But later, when a roll of film returns from the lab missing the crucial tail shot, and his research facility is trashed, Nate realizes something very fishy indeed is going on. By turns witty, irreverent, fascinating, puzzling, and surprising, Fluke is Christopher Moore at his outrageous best.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/77535963>
library:oclcnum"77535963"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typebgn:CD
rdf:valueUnknown value: nsr
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:alternateName"Fluke"@en
schema:alternateName"I know why the winged whale sings"@en
schema:bookFormatbgn:AudioBook
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2006"
schema:description"Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn and his crew poking, charting, recording, and photographing very big, wet, gray marine mammals. Until the extraordinary day when a whale lifts its tail into the air to display a cryptic message spelled out in foot-high letters: Bite me. Trouble is, Nate's beginning to wonder if he hasn't spent just a little too much time in the sun. 'Cause no one else on his team saw a thing, not his longtime partner, Clay Demodocus; not their saucy young research assistant; not even the spliff-puffing white-boy Rastaman Kona (ne Preston Applebaum). But later, when a roll of film returns from the lab missing the crucial tail shot, and his research facility is trashed, Nate realizes something very fishy indeed is going on. By turns witty, irreverent, fascinating, puzzling, and surprising, Fluke is Christopher Moore at his outrageous best."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1152357700>
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Audiobooks"@en
schema:genre"Humorous fiction"@en
schema:genre"Psychological fiction"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Fluke, or, I know why the winged whale sings"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.