Harpoon Adventure

Harpoon Adventure : The Amazing

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Gavin Maxwell, best known for Ring of Bright Water, describes in thrilling detail the story of his four years hunting the basking shark. When Maxwell acquired a small island in the Hebrides off Scotland after World War Two, he decided to hunt the thirty-foot leviathan of the northern waters for commercial purposes. Every step of the way presented danger and difficulties, making this a tale of sea chase with very few peers among books of maritime adventure.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 132.1 x 208.3 x 22.9mm | 362.88g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 1585743704
  • 9781585743704

Review quote

"Here are the strange facts of shark life...the men and the boats and the excitement and the disapointmnts in the working life."show more

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44 ratings
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4 36% (16)
3 20% (9)
2 2% (1)
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