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Whale nation

by Heathcote Williams

  • 258 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Harmony Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales,
  • English poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Dolphins

  • About the Edition

    Photographs and a long narrative poem celebrate the beauty, intelligence, and usefulness of the whale, while deploring its killing to satisfy the human appetite for non-essentials. Includes a lengthy section of commentary on whales and dolphins over the past 170 years.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHeathcote Williams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6073.I4278 W4 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24872062M
    ISBN 100517569329
    ISBN 109780517569320
    LC Control Number88007196
    OCLC/WorldCa17732413

    Whale Nation is directed by Claire Watling and Sacred Elephant by Stacey Sacks. Tickets are R for adults and R50 for scholars, and audiences are encouraged to bring along a picnic and blankets to sit on. Performances will start at 5pm. Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence, and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A "green classic" read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the hearts of those concerned with the abuse of our planet.

    WILLIAMS, H.: Whale Nation (Unabridged) Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A ‘green classic’ read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the hearts of those concerned with .   Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams In this book Heathcote Williams celebrates whales in verse and photographs, and in an anthology of prose writings from the worlds of science and literature. He encompasses the ancient origins of the leviathan, its biology, mating, songs and play, its capacity to communicate cogently across vast distances, its Price: $

      Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence, and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A "green classic" read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the hearts of those concerned with the abuse of our planet/5(86). Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A 'green classic' read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the hearts of those concerned with the abuse of our planet. On the second CD is a fascinating account of whale history.


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Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A 'green classic' read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the heart of those concerned with the abuse of our planet.

It is joined by additional content devoted to a fascinating account of whale history/5(7). Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams () Hardcover – January 1, by Heathcote Williams (Author)/5(20).

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A 'green classic' read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the hearts of those concerned with the abuse of our planet. On the second CD is a fascinating account of whale history/5(20).

Whale Nation, written and read by Heathcote Williams, with Harry Burton and Caroline Webster (2hrs unabridged, Naxos, £)Author: Sue Arnold. Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence, and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A “green classic” read with natural resonance by its author, it rarely fails to strike a chord in the hearts of those concerned with the abuse of our : Heathcote Williams.

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Includes a lengthy section of commentary on whales and dolphins over the past years Internet Archive Books Pages:   Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams Williams' long poem, published 20 years ago, defined the age of anti-whaling.

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A celebration of whales in verse and photographs, and in an anthology of prose writings from the worlds of science and literature. It includes the origins of the leviathan, its biology, mating, songs and play, communicating capacity, healing powers and depredation at the hands of mankind. Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.

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Heathcote’s brilliant book succeeded in making the ban on hunting these mighty sea mammals palatable, so that today the whale nation is thriving – but only at the price of eternal vigilance. Now let’s hear it for the lambs. Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence and majesty of the largest mammal on earth.

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