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Thousand mile song : whale music in a sea of sound

Author: David Rothenberg
Publisher: New York : Perseus Books Group, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whale song is an astonishing world of sound whose existence no one suspected before the 1960s. Its discovery has forced us to confront the possibility of alien intelligence-not in outer space but right here on earth. Thoughtful, richly detailed, and deeply entertaining, Thousand Mile Song uses the enigma of whale sounds to open up whales' underwater world of sonic mystery. In observing and talking with leading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Rothenberg
ISBN: 9780465071289 0465071287 9780465012466 0465012469
OCLC Number: 965716301
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages) : illustrations.
Responsibility: David Rothenberg.

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"Globe and Mail (Canada)" "If you are at musically inclined and interested in whales and whale song, this is the book for you." "New Scientist" "Rothenberg is passionate and sincere, and there is Read more...

 
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