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War of the whales : A True Story. / Joshua Horwitz.

Horwitz, Joshua. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781451645033 (electronic bk)
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Two men face off against an all-powerful navy—and the fate of the ocean's most majestic creatures hangs in the balance."A gripping, brilliantly told tale of the secret and deadly struggle between American national security and the kings of the oceans."—Bob WoodwardWar of the Whales is the gripping tale of a crusading attorney who stumbles on one of the US Navy's best-kept secrets: a submarine detection system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound—and drives whales onto beaches. As Joel Reynolds launches a legal fight to expose and challenge the Navy program, marine biologist Ken Balcomb witnesses a mysterious mass stranding of whales near his research station in the Bahamas. Investigating this calamity, Balcomb is forced to choose between his conscience and an oath of secrecy he swore to the Navy in his youth. When Balcomb and Reynolds team up to expose the truth behind an epidemic of mass strandings, the...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 88957 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
History.
Law.
Military.
Genre: Electronic books.

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