The Resource Shark Drunk, Morten Stroksnes, (electronic resource)

Shark Drunk, Morten Stroksnes, (electronic resource)

Label
Shark Drunk
Title
Shark Drunk
Statement of responsibility
Morten Stroksnes
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Language
eng
Summary
A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean The Lofoten archipelago, just North of the Arctic Circle, is a place of unsurpassed beauty?the skyline spikes with dramatic peaks; the radiant greens and purples of the Northern Lights follow summers where the sun never sets. It's a place of small villages, where the art of fishing, though evolving, is still practiced in traditional ways. Beneath the great depths surrounding these islands lurks the infamous Greenland shark. At twenty-four feet in length and weighing more than a ton, it is truly a beast to behold. But the shark is not known just for its size: Its meat contains a toxin that, when consumed, has been known to make people drunk and hallucinatory. Shark Drunk is the true story of two friends, the author and the eccentric artist Hugo Aasjord, as they embark on a wild pursuit of the famed creature?all from a tiny rubber boat. Together they tackle existential questions and encounter the world's most powerful maelstrom as they attempt to understand the ocean from every possible angle, drawing on poetry, science, history, ecology, mythology, and their own?sometimes intoxicated?observations, meanwhile pursuing the elusive Greenland shark. By turns thrilling, wise, and hilarious, Shark Drunk is a celebration of adventure, marine life, and, above all, friendship. Winner of the Norwegian Brage Prize 2015 Winner of the Norwegian Critics' Prize for Literature 2015 Winner of the Norwegian Reine Ord Prize at Lofoten International Literature Festival 2016
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Stroksnes, Morten
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fiction
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  • Ochlan, P.J
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Nature
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Label
Shark Drunk, Morten Stroksnes, (electronic resource)
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http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/fdec70e5-26d7-434e-8f0d-4d76fad560ef
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stereophonic
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online
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
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FDEC70E5-26D7-434E-8F0D-4D76FAD560EF
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Label
Shark Drunk, Morten Stroksnes, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/fdec70e5-26d7-434e-8f0d-4d76fad560ef
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
FDEC70E5-26D7-434E-8F0D-4D76FAD560EF
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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not applicable
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