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The Resource The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier, Ian Urbina

The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier, Ian Urbina

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The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier
Title
The outlaw ocean
Title remainder
journeys across the last untamed frontier
Statement of responsibility
Ian Urbina
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and with no clear international authority, the oceans have become the setting for rampant criminality--from human trafficking and slavery to environmental crimes and piracy. Now, in The Outlaw Ocean, Ian Urbina--prize-winning reporter for The New York Times--gives us a galvanizing account of the several years he spent exploring and investigating the high seas, the industries that make use of it, and the people who make their--often criminal--living on it. He traveled on fishing boats and freighters, visited port towns and hidden outposts. He witnessed both environmental vigilantes and transgressors in action, and faced a near-mutiny aboard a police ship conveying him to a meeting point miles from the coast. He describes pursuing employment agencies and shipowners to hold them accountable for labor abuses, and traveling with a maritime repo man. Combining high drama, an investigative reporter's eye for detail, and a commitment to social justice, The Outlaw Ocean is both a gripping adventure story and a stunning exposé of some of the most disturbing realities that lie behind fishing, shipping, and, by turn, the entire global economy"--
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10801349
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DLC
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Urbina, Ian
Dewey number
639.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SH319.A2
LC item number
U73 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Urbina, Ian
  • Fisheries
  • Law of the sea
  • Oceania
  • Ocean
  • TRAVEL / Special Interest / Adventure
  • TRAVEL / Asia / General
  • TRUE CRIME / General
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journeys across the last untamed frontier
Label
The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier, Ian Urbina
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2019001735
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 544 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451492944
Lccn
2019001735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1079847943
Label
The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier, Ian Urbina
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2019001735
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 544 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451492944
Lccn
2019001735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1079847943

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