FREE SHIPPING BOTH WAYS
ON EVERY ORDER!
LIST PRICE:
$27.95

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.

Moby-Duck : The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanograph...

ISBN: 9780670022199 | 0670022195
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pub. Date: 3/3/2011

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern myth. When the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and read up on Arctic science and geography. But questions can be like ocean currents: wade in too far, and they carry you away. Hohn's accidental odyssey pulls him into the secretive world of shipping conglomerates, the daring work of Arctic researchers, the lunatic risks of maverick sailors, and the shadowy world of Chinese toy factories. Moby-Duckis a journey into the heart of the sea and an adventure through science, myth, the global economy, and some of the worst weather imaginable. With each new discovery, Hohn learns of another loose thread, and with each successive chase, he comes closer to understanding where his castaway quarry comes from and where it goes. In the grand tradition of Tony Horwitz and David Quammen, Moby-Duckis a compulsively readable narrative of whimsy and curiosity.

Related Products


  • . 45-Caliber Desperado
    . 45-Caliber Desperado
  • .45-Caliber Cross Fire
    .45-Caliber Cross Fire
  • ¡Ay Card-Ramba!
    ¡Ay Card-Ramba!
  • ¿Quién fue Leonardo da Vinci?
    ¿Quién fue Leonardo da Vinci?
  • ¿Quién fue Steve Jobs?
    ¿Quién fue Steve Jobs?
  • 1 2 3: A Child's First Counting Book
    1 2 3: A Child's First Countin...
  • 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo : A Counting Book
    1, 2, 3 to the Zoo : A Countin...
  • 1-2-3: A Child's First Counting Book
    1-2-3: A Child's First Countin...
  • 100 Diagrams That Changed the World : From the Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod
    100 Diagrams That Changed the ...
  • 100 Mistakes That Changed History : Backfires and Blunders That Collapsed Empires, Crashed Economies, and Altered the Course of Our World
    100 Mistakes That Changed Hist...


Please wait while this item is added to your cart...