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Title: Moby-Duck: An Ocean Odyssey: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them
Author: Donovan Hohn
Publisher: Viking Adult
Type: Non Fiction
Released: March 3, 2011
Length: 416 pages
In 1992, crates containing 28,800 rubber duckies fell overboard a container ship as it sailed from Hong Kong across the Pacific. The ducks traveled the high seas and started popping up in places like Alaska. That prompted author Donovan Hohn to go in search of them all. But what started as a curiosity turned into an odyssey that took him around the world. The book chronicles his adventures, and also offers insightful analysis of global trade and the environmental impact when cargo falls into the sea — and such instances aren’t so rare.
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