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Of Whales and Men #2020

Of Whales and Men Description of an eight month s whaling expedition to Antarctica on board a Norweigan whaler written by the attending head physician of the ship

  • Title: Of Whales and Men
  • Author: R.B. Robertson
  • ISBN: 0000536858
  • Page: 318
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Of Whales and Men By R.B. Robertson, Description of an eight month s whaling expedition to Antarctica on board a Norweigan whaler, written by the attending head physician of the ship.

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    1. What drives a man to the coldest, most treacherous regions of the earth to hunt the largest creature known to current times 1954 Why does he set out for the past three to four hundred years with death lurking around every corner, barely earning enough to support himself, let alone a family What breed of man dare do this, year after year, driven to it as a mad man These are the answers psychologist R.B Robertson sought to learn Psychopaths, in the best sense of the wordt from a different pattern. [...]

    2. This is a marvelous little book that summarizes a Scottish Physician s experiences aboard a British Norwegian whaling vessel in the mid 20th Century If you enjoyed reading Two Years Before The Mast , this book is a wonderful work of contrast.If you enjoy watching Deadliest Catch , you will love this book, which is complete with the blood and guts catastrophes one might expect in this line of work and a gripping description of South Georgia Island which was quite different back in its polluted wh [...]

    3. More fascinating info about a industry that while totally repellant, I find totally fascinating This was written by a doctor on a modern whaling expedition 1956 For anyone like me who is interested in anything to do with whales and whaling, a must read.

    4. This book is amazing if you ever wanted to know what it would be like to be a whaler in the latter days of the whaling industry, this book is for you.

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