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Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars

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Awards for Blood and Guts

  • Shortlisted, 2015 Nib Waverley Library Award for Literature
  • Longlisted, 2015 Walkley Book Award

About the author

Sam Vincent

Sam Vincent's writing has appeared in The MonthlyThe Saturday PaperGriffith Review and The Best Australian Essays. His first book, Blood and Guts, was longlisted for the Walkley Book …

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Praise for Blood and Guts

‘A pull-no-punches report on this controversial and complex issue.’ —Qantas the Australian Way

‘A fair-minded and fascinating account of the whale wars’ —Ausmarine

‘Revealing, sometimes hilarious’ —New Statesman

‘Authoritative, strangely entertaining’ —Spectator

‘This book is a perfect introduction to the whale wars. Whether you’re a whale hugger or a whale hunter, you’ll be charmed by Vincent’s honesty. In his fair-mindedness, he shows affection for both Japan and Sea Shepherd’s ragtag bunch. Blood & Guts is a gem of journalistic writing. The whales, their hunters and their lovers are lucky to have such a chronicler.’ —Australian

Blood & Guts is proof that good investigative journalism is alive and well.’ —Readings Monthly

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