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Author Name:    WRIGHT, Guy David

Title:   Sons and Seals : A Voyage to the Ice. (Goodread ed.)

Publisher:    Goodread Biographies, Halifax, 1986, ISBN:0887801420 

Seller ID:   3356

WRIGHT, Guy David. Sons and Seals : A Voyage to the Ice. (Halifax, Nova Scotia ) : Goodread Biographies, (1986). Pp (10), [1]-126, (8) ads, + 14 p. ofplates. 12mo, white photo-illustrated cardcovers. The title does not have an ampersand : Sons and Seals. No.42 in the Canadian Lives series. Guy David Wright (b.1952). Originally published in 1984 by the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland. "Goodread Biographies is the paperpack imprint of Formac Publishing Company Limited." "A young writer's adventures with the men, the ice and the dangers of Newfoundland's controversial seal hunt." - from front cover. Aboard the M.V. Hector.1. Introducfion; 2. History and Background; 3. Rites of Spring; 4. Day on the Ice; 5. Hoods and Cats; 6. Returning; 7. Why Do Sealers Seal? 8. The Death of Sealing; Appendices : I. Canada's Policy on Seals and Sealing; II. World Wildlife Fund's Position on the 1982 Seal Hunt; III. Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Selected Annotated Bibliography 119 Maps, Figure and Photographs: Harp Seal Migration Route The Voyage The Ship's Layout [the M.V. Hector.] Newfoundland Seal Hunt, circa 1900 (following page 25) At the Front, Spring 79 (following page 71). Light crease tofront cover, else very good. 7.50


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