December 19th, 2005

Temple of the golden ass

winner: worst title ever for a novel about whaling

Move over, Moby Dick, Beavis has got a new favorite novel about whaling:
(discovered serendipitiously in my library)

She blows! and sperm at that! / Hopkins, William John, 1863-1926.
F HOPKI-W copy:1 ID:C000745448
Local holdings :MAIN STACKS
Local call number :F HOPKI-W
Personal Author :Hopkins, William John, 1863-1926.
Title :She blows! and sperm at that! By John William Hopkins,
with illustrations from paintings by Clifford W. Ashley.
Publication info :Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1922.
Physical descrip :317 p. front., plates 21 cm.
Subject term :Whaling.
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