In his new book, The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals, Heller accompanies vigilante Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder (and Greenpeace co-founder) Paul Watson on a high-seas adventure to actively stop or literally die trying illegal Japanese whaling. Warriors recounts his two-month adventure under a Jolly Roger flag aboard the Farley Mowat "a vegan attack vessel" with Watson and his renegade environmentalist crew, which included, but wasn't limited to, a mix of Earth First! activists, semi-professional gamblers and ex-military personnel.
Heller will discuss and sign the book tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street; admission is free. For more information, go to www.tatteredcover.com or call 303-436-1070.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2007