Behind the Dolphin Smile, Ric O’Barry’s classic book, chronicles his experiences with Flipper and his change of heart to protect dolphins from captivity. This new edition includes a foreward by author Susan Casey and a preface about Ric’s campaign and his role in the Academy Awarding® documentary The Cove.
Richard O’Barry, founder of the Dolphin Project Inc., is a world-renowned advocate for dolphin freedom. He starred in the Academy Awarding®–winning documentary The Cove and in his son Lincoln O’Barry’s television series, Blood Dolphins, on Animal Planet and Planet Green. He lives in South Miami, Florida.
Keith Coulbourn is a mystery writer and former newspaper journalist. He lives in Miami, Florida.
Susan Casey is the author of The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean, and The Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks. She is the editor-in-chief of O, the Oprah Magazine. She lives in New York City and Maui.
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“The ultimate dolphin freedom fighter.” O Magazine
“2010 Game Changer in Green” Huffington Post
“He’s my hero…Ric you’re an amazing man.” Larry King
“To call this book riveting would be an understatement; it is absolutely fascinating.” Australia Times
“An engaging memoir…a refreshing down-to-earth look at men [and] dolphins.” Kirkus
“You’re my hero Ric…” Ben Stiller