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Description - Giant Bluefin by Douglas Whynott

This elegantly written and compelling work portrays the way the Japanese demand for giant bluefin tuna has altered the lives of Cape Cod fishermen. In telling the story of one man's passionate hunt for giant bluefin, Douglas Whynott details the competition and camaraderie in the bluefin fishery, the pressures of a conservationist movement seeking to limit the bluefin harvest, and the struggle of the fisherman himself against "the wild horses of [the] fish species."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780865474970
ISBN-10: 0865474974
Format: Paperback / softback
(209mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 242
Imprint: North Point Press
Publisher: North Point Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Douglas Whynott

Douglas Whynott is also the author of "Following the Bloom: Across America with the Migratory Beekeeper" (1991). He teaches English and writing at Mount Holyoke College, and lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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