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Floating Gold

A History of Ambergris

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Hour 1:           What’s as valuable as gold, found only on beaches, and produced only by sperm whales? We’ll find out this hour with Christopher Kemp, molecular biologist and author of the new book “Floating Gold: A Natural (and Unnatural) History of Ambergris” (University Of Chicago Press, 2012).