Cachalot: a novel

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Ballantine Books, Apr 12, 1980 - Fiction - 275 pages
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User Review  - dswaddell - LibraryThing

After being almost hunted to extiction a way was found to allow the Cetaceans of earth to full utilize their minds. A thousand years later they have been settled to the world of Cachalot. Man is only ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

In the far future, whales and other creatures from Earth's seas have been relocated to the ocean planet of Cachalot. Something or someone is destroying the few human towns, and the humans and whales have to cooperate to find out who or what. I enjoyed this one. Read full review

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ALAN DEAN FOSTER has written in a variety of genres, in?cluding hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Star Wars: The Approaching Storm, as well as novelizations of several films including Star Wars, the first three Alien films, and Alien Nation. His novel Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990, the first science fiction work ever to do so. Foster and his wife, JoAnn Oxley, live in Prescott, Arizona, in a house built of brick that was salvaged from an early-twentieth-century miners? brothel.

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