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Aka by  Tristan Jones - First Edition/First Printing - 1981 - from Pat Cramer, Bookseller and Biblio.com

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Aka

by Jones, Tristan

Condition: N-Fine/Fine


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Macmillan Pub Co, 1981. Book. N-Fine. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. A square solid tight over-all clean copy that may have been read once. This copy has some very minor pagedge soil. Nice copy..

In a last-ditch stab at fortune and glory, middle-aged adventurer Bill Conan enters a 30,000-mile single-handed round-the-world race. This ultimate test of skill, strength, and endurance leads him across the treacherous Atlantic Ocean's vast expanse, where a sudden change in wind throws him off balance and sends him overboard. Alone in the still, open sea, he struggles to keep from drowning, knowing it is a fight that he will eventually lose.But Conan has stumbled into the migratory path of a bottle-nosed dolphin named Aka and his tribe. In an exhilarating encounter, he senses Conan's plight, communicates with him, and works to keep him afloat and alive.A stirring adventure tale, Aka depicts the ancient history of dolphins, their extraordinary traits and abilities, and their eternal friendship with humans.




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