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DO KILLER WHALES BELONG IN CAPTIVITY?
Please join Death at SeaWorld author David Kirby and several leading figures from the book, including orca expert and Humane Society scientist Naomi Rose, along with former SeaWorld trainers Sam Berg, Carol Ray and Jeff Ventre. Reading, panel discussion and book signing.
FREE and open to the public.
"Death at SeaWorld" will be released by St. Martin's Press on July 17, 2012. More information is at www.facebook.com/deathatseaworld.
EARLY PRAISE IS ALREADY IN:
“A gripping investigation… Hard to put down.”
Booklist (***Starred Review)
One of the “great books” of the summer
– The Columbus Dispatch
#1 Readers Poll Choice for Summer Books
– Wall Street Journal Online (as of 6/20/12)
“A masterful work.”
--Seattle Post Intelligencer
“Lives are at stake here, and Kirby can be trusted to tell the story, having won a passel of awards for his investigative work.”
-- Library Journal
“Journalist Kirby offers another passionate industry exposé … the narrative goes into high gear with its concluding confrontation.”
-- Publisher’s Weekly
“Kirby's knockout format is articulate and mind-blowing. This riveting read is not one that will easily be dismissed.”
“As David Kirby so eloquently documents in this timely work, killer-whale captivity only benefits the captors. It is impossible to read ‘Death at SeaWorld’ and come to any other conclusion.”
--Jane Goodall, Ph.D., D.B.E., Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute