Ambassador to the Penguins: A Naturalist's Year Aboard a Yankee Whaleship (Hardcover)

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In 1912, a young naturalist named Robert Cushman Murphy was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to spend two years on one of the last Yankee whaleships out of New Bedford, on a voyage to Antarctica. During the voyage, Murphy kept a journal, packing it with observations of his experiences on board.
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ISBN: 9781567922462
ISBN-10: 1567922465
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Publication Date: November 18th, 2003
Pages: 353
Language: English