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The dragon behind the glass : a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish / Emily Voigt.

Voigt, Emily, (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 597.176 VOI (Text) 33187004161796 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 597.176 VOI (Text) 78551000528511 Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 597.176 VOI (Text) 30032001785937 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 597.47 VOIGT (Text) 33946003089187 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781451678949
  • ISBN: 1451678940
  • Physical Description: xi, 319 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: "Dragons in their pleasant palaces". The pet detective ; The fish ; The arowana cartel ; Aquarama ; The dragon's den -- Part II: The edge of the known world. The living fish ; The explorers ; Naming rights ; Part III: The super red. In the age of aquariums ; Ghost fish ; Part IV: Fish #32,107. Monsters of our making ; "The authorities will be watching you" ; Beard of the crocodile -- Part V: Into the lair. The paradox of value ; Fish meets world ; Plan C ; Here be dragons.
Summary, etc.: "A journalist's quest to find a wild Asian arowana--the world's most expensive aquarium fish--takes her on a global tour through the bizarre realm of ornamental fish hobbyists to some of the most remote jungles on the planet."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Scleropages formosus.

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