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Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark (Penguin Nature Classics)

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Bestselling author Peter Matthiessen takes readers on an expedition to find the most dangerous predator on Earth--the legendary great white shark. On a trek that lasts 17 months and takes him from the Caribbean to the whaling grounds off South Africa, across the Indian Ocean to the South Australian coast, Matthiessen records the beauties of strange seas and landscapes and encounters with sharks and other sea life. of photos.

About the Author

Peter Matthiessen was the cofounder of the Paris Review and is the author of numerous works of nonfiction, including In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Indian Country, and The Snow Leopard, winner of the National Book Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140265132
Author:
Matthiessen, Peter
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Fish
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
Sharks
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Scientific expeditions
Subject:
White shark
Subject:
Animals - Fish
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Classic, Nature, Penguin
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.76x5.07x.58 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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