Gus Openshaw's Whale Killing Journal
by Keith Thomson (9781596921726)

Gus Openshaw's Whale Killing Journal
 
Keith Thomson
Release Date: 01 March 2006
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 255
Category: Humorous
Publisher: MacAdam/Cage Publishing
ISBN: 9781596921726
ISBN-10: 1596921722



Moby-Dick for the blog generation.
Cat food cannery worker Gus Openshaw has one goal in life: to kill a whale. Not just any whale, but a big, blubbery whale that ate his wife, child, and arm during a vicious and unprovoked attack.
With a rickety boat and a heavily restrictive whale-hunting license, Gus sets out to exact his revenge. Along the way, Gus keeps an online journal-a blog-to keep the world informed about his misfit crew, his clashes with pirates, his near-fatal incarceration, and his infatuation with a certain island princess.
Complete with author-drawn scrimshaw illustrations, Gus Openshaw's Whale-Killing Journal is the hilarious documentation of one man's obsessive pursuit of a giant whale that would make Captain Ahab proud.

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