People of the whale

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New York : W.W. Norton, 2008.
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New York : W.W. Norton, 2008.
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303 pages ; 23 cm


Raised in a remote seaside village, Thomas Witka Just marries Ruth, his beloved since infancy. But an ill-fated decision to fight in Vietnam changes his life forever: cut off from his Native American community, he fathers a child with another woman. When he returns home a hero, he finds his tribe in conflict over the decision to hunt a whale, both a symbol of spirituality and rebirth and a means of survival. In the end, he reconciles his two existences, only to see tragedy befall the son he left behind.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hogan, L. (2008). People of the whale . W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hogan, Linda. 2008. People of the Whale. New York: W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hogan, Linda. People of the Whale New York: W.W. Norton, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hogan, Linda. People of the Whale W.W. Norton, 2008.

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