Among Giants: A Life with Whales


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It all started in 1965 with a guy riding a whale. The guy was Flip Nicklin s father, Chuck, and the whale was an unlucky Bryde s Whale that had gotten caught up in some anchor line. Hoping to free the whale, Chuck and some friends took their boat as near as they could, and, just before they cut it loose, Chuck posed astride it for a photo. That image, carried on wire services nationwide, became a sensation and ultimately changed the life of Chuck s young son, Flip. In the decades since that day, Flip Nicklin has made ...

Among Giants: A Life with Whales 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226580999