Thousand-Mile Song Whale Music in a Sea of Sound

ISBN-10: 0465018890

ISBN-13: 9780465018895

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Rothenberg

List price: $22.95 Buy it from $16.52
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


InThousand Mile Song, musician and philosopher David Rothenberg uses the enigma of whale sounds to explore whether we can truly understand nonhuman minds. Interviewing scholars around the world as they attempt to decipher underwater music, Rothenberg tells the story of scientists and artists confronting an unknown as vast as the ocean. Along the way, he plays his clarinet live with whales in their native habitats, from Russia to Hawaii, making interspecies music that appears on the included CD. Richly detailed and deeply entertaining,Thousand Mile Songis an imaginative look at the most intriguing creatures of the ocean.
New Starting from $16.52
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Calculus 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Algebra Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $22.95
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 3/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

David Rothenberg is Professor of Philosophy at the New Jersey Institute of Technology andfounder of the Terra Nova book series. His most recent books are Alwaysthe Mountains and Sudden Music: Improvisation, Art and Nature.

We Didn't Know, We Didn't Know
Whale Song Hits the Charts
Gonna Grow Fins
Humans Take Up with Whale Music
Those Orcas Love a Groove
Making Music with Killer Whales
To hear the Dolphin Call his Name
How Smart Are They?
Beluga do not Believe in Tears
Russian Whale Music
The Longest Liquid Song
Humpback Music and Its Changes
Moby Click
Sperm Whales Got Rhythm
Thousand Mile Song
Moanin' in the Deep Sound Channel
Never Satisfied
Getting Through to a Humpback Whale
Whale Music: The CD
For Further Reading
Illustration Credits
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.