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War of the whales : a true story /

"The tale of a crusading attorney who stumbles on one of the U.S. Navy's best-kept secrets: a submarine detection system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound--and drives whales onto beaches. As Joel Reynolds launches a legal fight to expose and challenge the Navy program,... Full description

Main Author: Horwitz, Joshua,
Format: Book
Language: English
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Contents: Prologue -- Part 1. Stranded. The day the whales came ashore -- Castaways -- Taking heads -- The loneliness of the long-distance beachcomber -- In the silent service -- The stranding goes viral -- "Unusual morality event" -- Part 2. Acoustic storm. The lone rangers of the environment -- Joel Reynolds among the friendlies -- The whale coroner arrives -- Depth charges -- Beachside necropsy -- Cease and desist -- Acoustic storm -- The sonar that came in from the cold -- Heads that tell tales -- Part 3. The reluctant whistle-blower. A mind in the water -- The killer turned tame -- A call to conscience -- The dolphins that joined the Navy -- Mr. Balcomb goes to Washington -- The mermaid that got away -- In the valley of the whales -- Part 4. Whales v. Navy. God and country v. the whales -- "It is so ordered" -- Counterattack -- The admirals take charge -- The highest court in the land -- Endgame -- Epilogue.
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Ripon Adult New Nonfiction 333.95 Horwitz Due: 02/18/2015
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Omro (Carter Memorial) Adult Nonfiction 333.95 Ho Due: 02/20/2015
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