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People of the whale

Author: Linda Hogan; Stefan Rudnicki
Publisher: Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raised in a remote seaside village, Thomas Witka Just marries Ruth, his beloved since infancy. But an ill-fated decision to fight in Vietnam changes his life forever: cut off from his Native American community, he fathers a child with another woman. When he returns home a hero, he finds his tribe in conflict over the decision to hunt a whale, both a symbol of spirituality and rebirth and a means of survival. In the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Hogan; Stefan Rudnicki
ISBN: 9781433244285 1433244284
OCLC Number: 238705154
Notes: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
Description: 9 audio discs (approximately 70 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Linda Hogan.

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Raised in a remote seaside village, Thomas Witka Just marries Ruth, his beloved since infancy. But an ill-fated decision to fight in Vietnam changes his life forever: cut off from his Native American community, he fathers a child with another woman. When he returns home a hero, he finds his tribe in conflict over the decision to hunt a whale, both a symbol of spirituality and rebirth and a means of survival. In the end, he reconciles his two existences, only to see tragedy befall the son he left behind.

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