Big Miracle

Big Miracle

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Set in Cold-War era 1988, Big Miracle is the real story behind the remarkable, bizarre, and often uproarious event that mesmerized the world for weeks. On October 7, an Inuit hunter found three California gray whales imprisoned in the Arctic ice. In the past, as was nature's way, trapped whales always died. Not this time. Rose compellingly describes how oil company executives, Greenpeace activists, Eskimos, business, and military international journalists who brought the story to the world's attention. The rescue was followed by millions of people around the world and brought President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, the General Secretary of the Soviet Union, to join forces.
Publisher: Maumee, Ohio : Dreamscape Media, pc2011.
ISBN: 9781611204513
1611204518
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Berkrot, Peter
Summary: Set in Cold-War era 1988, Big Miracle is the real story behind the remarkable, bizarre, and often uproarious event that mesmerized the world for weeks. On October 7, an Inuit hunter found three California gray whales imprisoned in the Arctic ice. In the past, as was nature's way, trapped whales always died. Not this time. Rose compellingly describes how oil company executives, Greenpeace activists, Eskimos, business, and military international journalists who brought the story to the world's attention. The rescue was followed by millions of people around the world and brought President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, the General Secretary of the Soviet Union, to join forces.

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