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  • The Killer Whale Who Changed the World | Mark Leiren-Young

    The Killer Whale Who Changed the World

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Mark Leiren-Young
    • Narrated By Mark Leiren-Young
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    Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed to the public in 1964. Moby Doll - as the whale became known - was an instant celebrity, drawing 20,000 visitors on the one and only day he was exhibited. He died within a few months, but his famous gentleness sparked a worldwide crusade that transformed how people understood and appreciated orcas.

    Adam Miller says: "Great book, full of facts and stories"
  • Never Shoot a Stampede Queen | Mark Leiren-Young

    Never Shoot a Stampede Queen

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    The cops wanted to shoot me, my bosses thought I was a Bolshevik, and a local lawyer warned me that some people I was writing about might try to test the strength of my skull with a steel pipe. What more could any young reporter hope for from his first real job? The night Mark Leiren-Young drove into British Columbia, in 1985 to work as a reporter for the venerable Williams Lake Tribune, he arrived on the scene of an armed robbery. And that was before things got weird. For a 22-year-old from Vancouver, a stint in the legendary Cariboo town was a trip to another world and another era.

    Diana says: "Funny, Fun, great stories, an enjoyable book"
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