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Gentle Giants: An Emotional Face to Face with Dolphins and Whales

By: Isabelle Groc (Author)

272 pages, colour photos

White Star Publishers

Hardback | May 2011 | #198737 | ISBN-13: 9788854405813
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€29 approx

About this book

Take an intimate look at the marine creatures dearest to us: our fellow sea-born mammals-dolphins, porpoises, and whales. Joining superb nature writing with spectacular photography, Gentle Giants surveys 80 species, explores their mysterious origins, and examines the amazing qualities cetaceans have in common with people. Finally, their awesome power to heal is revealed in the context of their complex, and ironically often painful, relationship with humans.


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Biography

Isabelle Groc, a freelance writer and photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has contributed to various publications including Canadian Wildlife, Canadian Geographic, High Country News, and E/The Environmental Magazine. She is the winner of major environmental studies fellowships and the 2005 CBC David Suzuki Nature in Focus Environmental Photography Competition.

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