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Author Voigt, Emily, author.

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

Publication Info. New York, NY : Scribner, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  597.176 VOIGT    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  597.176 VOI    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  597.17 VOI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  597.176 VOIGT    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  639.3747 VOI    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  597.176 VOIGT    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  597.176 VOI    Check Shelf
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description xi, 319 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and index.
Summary "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.
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.
Subject Scleropages formosus.
Aquarium fish collecting.
Rare fishes.
Scleropages formosus. (OCoLC)fst01921413
ISBN 9781451678949 (hardcover)
1451678940 (hardcover)
9781451678963 (ebook)
1451678967 (ebook)
9781451678956 (alk. paper)
1451678959 (alk. paper)
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