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Dec 13

Rich King - Author Talk & Book Signing

Friday, December 13 –

Event Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
9 Water Street, Rockland

Richard King sails back into Rockland to discuss his new book, Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick on Friday, December 13, 6:30 p.m. at Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St. Rockland. This is a truly interdisciplinary, watery guide to both the novel and our changing perception of the ocean: from Melville's pre-Origin of Species nineteenth century, up to today's climate crisis, in which we now read Ahab as Big Oil and Ishmael as a climate refugee. Ahab's Rolling Sea has already been lauded both in the journal Science and in American Scholar. As he has done with his previous visits to Rockland, Rich creates an original illustration in each book--so you've got your perfect holiday gift! Hosted by the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands and Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors. For more information or questions concerning weather, call 594-0600 ext. 5.
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About Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

9 Water St
Rockland, ME 04841

Please stop by our visitor center. We have a short film highlighting the offshore islands and their value to wildlife and introducing the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. There are also exhibits, a gift store, an art gallery and an outdoor seabird island. We can recommend local hikes and puffin viewing trips. Admission is fr

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