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Very like a Whale

Ferdinand Mount

Very like a Whale

a novel.

by Ferdinand Mount

  • 61 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination189p.,21cm
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19237200M

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I could drink hot blood and do such terrible deeds that people would tremble even in the daylight. But I’ve got to go see my mother.—Oh, heart, don’t grow weak, like. Nero was a Roman emperor known for his extreme cruelty.

Written for those who design, redesign, and assess writing programs, Very Like a Whale is an intensive discussion of writing program assessment issues. Taking its title from Hamlet, the book explores the multifaceted forces that shape writing programs and the central role these programs can and should play in defining college education.

His lifelong passion for whales and Melville’s book is infectious and influential. UK book artist Chris Ruston traces her series of artist’s books Lost Voices — Whaling () to Hoare’s Leviathan. Like Hoare’s work and many entries in “Very Like a Whale”, Ruston’s work challenges our anthropocene era.

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Whale Boy will appeal to readers who enjoy Michael Morpurgo and Sam Angus stories. It raises awareness about whale hunting, makes us think about all kinds of animal cruelty and we witness a community being given the opportunity to make the right decision/5.

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When she learns about B a real whale who is unable to speak to other whales, Iris understands how. This book is part of our bedtime routine. It's a good length and the rhyming keeps my child's attention all the way through. The illustrations are gorgeous and I feel like we find new things in the pictures every time we read it.

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The Snail and the Whale Book and CD Pack features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and finish, and a story CD read aloud by actress Imelda Staunton, making it a must-have. Song for a Whale looks at the essence of belonging: the ability to be understood.

Iris communicates in many ways -- she speaks sign language, she fixes old radios until they can sing again, she makes sign-language poetry with her grandparents using the shape of her hands to determine the shape of the poem.4/5.

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Very Like a Whale Edward White, Norbert Elliot, Irvin Peckham Published by University Press of Colorado White, Edward, et al. Very Like a Whale: The Assessment of Writing by: Whale.

As to the signification of the Hebrew terms tan and tannin, variously rendered in the Authorized Version by "dragon," "whale," "serpent," "sea-monster" see remains for us in this article to consider the transaction recorded in the book of Jonah, of that prophet having been swallowed up by some great fish" which in (Matthew ) is called cetos (ketos).

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The Shattered World doesn't have Space Whales, but it does have Space Whalers. They sail around the air-filled Void between fragments, harpoons at the ready, and hunt dragons for their bones and hides. The Whale Whisperers of Ensorclea (The Whale Whisperers Saga Book 1) On a planet very much like Earth, a special group of people have answers that can unravel a plot against the most powerful leader on the planet.5/5.

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once a whale in Spitzbergen that was white all over.’ —A VOYAGE TO GREENLAND, A.D. HARRIS COLL. ‘Several whales have come in upon this coast (Fife) Annoone eighty feet in length of the whale-bone kind came in, which (as I was informed), besides a vast quantity of oil, did afford weight of baleen.

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Kramer () $ There is personality in accepting the pull of the oceanic feeling and the interconnectedness of one’s being to the external world, all the while noting that the experience can be tiresome. In spite of our throes, the contact keeps us awake and living.