In Search of the Giants of the SeaBook - 2010
"From his childhood fascination with the gigantic Natural History Museum model of a blue whale to his adult encounters with the living animals of the Atlantic Ocean, the acclaimed writer Philip Hoare has been obsessed with whales. Journeying through human and natural history, The Whale is the result of his voyage of discovery intot he heart of this obsession and the book that inspired it: Herman Melville's Moby-Dick." -- Cover.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2010.
Characteristics: 453 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm.