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Aka by  Tristan JONES - First Edition - 1981 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.com

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Aka

by JONES, Tristan

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Macmillan, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Very good or better in a Very good plus dustwrapper. Hardcover and dustwrapper both rubbed at spine ends and corners, small piece missing from dustwrapper at upper front near spine. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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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