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The last whalers : three years in the far Pacific with a courageous tribe and a vanishing way of life

by Clark, Doug Bock (Author)

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A journalist draws on his immersive visits to the remote Indonesian island of the Lamalerans, the world's last subsistence whalers, to profile their way of life and illuminate how their indigenous culture is succumbing to the modern world. Full description

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Summary: A journalist draws on his immersive visits to the remote Indonesian island of the Lamalerans, the world's last subsistence whalers, to profile their way of life and illuminate how their indigenous culture is succumbing to the modern world.
Physical Description: xii, 347 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-344).
ISBN: 9780316390620
0316390623
Author Notes: Doug Bock Clark is a writer whose articles have appeared or are forthcoming in the New York Times Magazine , the Atlantic , National Geographic , GQ , Wired , Rolling Stone , The New Republic , and elsewhere.

Clark also won the 2017 Reporting Award, was a finalist for the 2016 Mirror Award, and has been awarded two Fulbright Fellowships, a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and an 11th Hour Food and Farming Fellowship. He has been interviewed about his work on CNN, BBC, NPR, and ABC's 20/20 . He is a Visiting Scholar at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

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