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dolphin island: a story of the people of the sea
dolphin island a story of the people of the sea Author:Arthur C. Clarke Sixteen-year-old Johnny Clinton, an enterprising citizen of the Earth of the future, stows away one night on a giant cargo hovership that has made an emergency landing, somewhere in the middle of the United States. — In the space of only a few hours, the craft crashes into the Pacific Ocean, and Johnny's life is saved by "People of the Sea" - dol... more »phins.
A school of these friendly and fascinating creatures guides him to an island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. There Johnny becomes involved with the work of a most unusual research laboratory, learns skin-diving, and survives a typhoon - only to risk his life deliberately, immediately afterwards, seeking medical help for one of his scientist friends.« less