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Winner of the 2015 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award: “Horwitz’s dogged reporting…combined with crisp, cinematic writing, produces a powerful narrative…. He has written a book that is instructive and passionate and deserving a wide audience” (PEN Award Citation).

Six years in the making, War of the Whales is the “gripping detective tale” (Publishers Weekly) of a crusading attorney, Joel Reynolds, who stumbles on one of the US 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, marine biologist Ken Balcomb witnesses a mysterious mass stranding of whales near his research station in the Bahamas. Investigating this calamity, Balcomb is forced to choose between his conscience and an oath of secrecy he swore to the Navy in his youth.

War of the Whales reads like the best investigative journalism, with cinematic scenes of strandings and dramatic David-and-Goliath courtroom dramas as activists diligently hold the Navy accountable” (The Huffington Post). When Balcomb and Reynolds team up to expose the truth behind an epidemic of mass strandings, the stage is set for an epic battle that pits admirals against activists, rogue submarines against weaponized dolphins, and national security against the need to safeguard the ocean environment. “Strong and valuable” (The Washington Post), “brilliantly told” (Bob Woodward), author Joshua Horwitz combines the best of legal drama, natural history, and military intrigue to “raise serious questions about the unchecked use of secrecy by the military to advance its institutional power” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

War of the Whales Audiobook Narrator

Holter Graham is the narrator of War of the Whales audiobook that was written by Joshua Horwitz

About the Author(s) of War of the Whales

Joshua Horwitz is the author of War of the Whales

Joshua Horwitz is the cofounder and publisher of Living Planet Books in Washington, DC, which specializes in books by thought leaders in science, medicine, and psychology.

War of the Whales Full Details

NarratorHolter Graham
Length7 hours and 28 minutes
AuthorJoshua Horwitz
PublisherSimon & Schuster Audio
Release dateJuly 01, 2014
ISBN9781442372887

Subjects

According to Simon & Schuster Audio, the Publisher of War of the Whales Audiobook, War of the Whales includes the following subjects: whale wars, war of the whales, whales, types of whales, Joel Reynolds, National Resources Defense Council, natural resources, world wildlife fund, nature conservancy, joshua horwitz, sonar, navy sonar, navy dolphins, PEN, E.O. Wilson, literary science writing, naval history, The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Simon & Schuster Audio. It is supplied by Simon & Schuster. The ISBN-10 is 1442372885. The ISBN-13 is 9781442372887.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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