Sightings: The Gray Whales' Mysterious Journey
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Sightings: The Gray Whales' Mysterious Journey

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Traces the lives of gray whales during their migrations between Alaska and Mexico, from their summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea to winter birthing lagoons in Baja, examining their rich history including the conflict between their hunters and environmental protectors. Reprint.
Paperback, 286 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by National Geographic
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I read this because a friend of mine works on whale watch tours in Puget Sound, and the season for gray whale migration in my region was approaching, and I wanted to know more about the whales. I appreciated how this book contained two perspectives, and through the authors' experiences and interviews, brought more opinions together into one volume. A pro-whale thread definitely pervaded, but the space was held to learn more about Native cultures with a connection to whaling – which could, I supp...more
I recommend Linda Hogan's People of the Whale to people who like this book for further reading .
This book touched my heart so very deeply and I've dreamed of visiting the breeding grounds near Baja ever since. What incredible creatures they are. I need to re-read this book soon.
Nice, but dropped it. I'd rather read fiction, this is not my kind of writing at all.
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Linda Hogan, Writer in Residence for The Chickasaw Nation, is an internationally recognized public speaker and writer of poetry, fiction, and essays.

Linda Hogan was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for her novel Mean Spirit. Her other honors include an American Book Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. A former Professor at the University of Colorado she now lives and works in Oklahoma.
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