Sunday on Raven Anthology from 1:30 to 2:30pm, host Carolyn Servid will interview Homer writer Eva Saulitis about her book Into Great Silence about killer whales in Prince William Sound. Eva studied a particular group of whales for over 25 years, before, during and after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Her book recounts her research and extensive time with the killer whales and explores the juxtaposition of science with more personal human experiences with these extraordinary animals.
Killer Whale Tales
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