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The dragon behind the glass : a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish, Emily Voigt

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The dragon behind the glass : a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish
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The dragon behind the glass
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a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish
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Emily Voigt
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eng
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"A journalist's quest to find a wild Asian arowana--the world's most expensive aquarium fish--takes her on a global tour through the bizarre realm of ornamental fish hobbyists to some of the most remote jungles on the planet."--Dust jacket
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Title
The dragon behind the glass
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A tour of the surprising world of the endangered Asian arowana, otherwise known as the dragon fish, describes the violence, expense, cultural beliefs and sophisticated smuggling operations surrounding its illegal possession, tracing the author's years-long quest in search of surviving populations
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10488866
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DLC
Dewey number
597.176
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Index
index present
LC call number
QL638.O88
LC item number
V65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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a true story of power, obsession, and the worlds most coveted fish
The dragon behind the glass : a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish, Emily Voigt
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The dragon behind the glass : a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish, Emily Voigt
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and index
Contents
Part I: "Dragons in their pleasant palaces". The pet detective ; The fish ; The arowana cartel ; Aquarama ; The dragon's den -- Part II: The edge of the known world. The living fish ; The explorers ; Naming rights ; Part III: The super red. In the age of aquariums ; Ghost fish ; Part IV: Fish #32,107. Monsters of our making ; "The authorities will be watching you" ; Beard of the crocodile -- Part V: Into the lair. The paradox of value ; Fish meets world ; Plan C ; Here be dragons
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24 cm
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Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 319 pages
Isbn
9781451678949
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(hc)
Lccn
2015040075
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