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The Penguin Book of The Ocean - James Bradley

The Penguin Book of The Ocean

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The world's finest writing about the world's wildest place.

Ever since the first travellers reached the coast of Africa hundreds of thousands of years ago, the ocean has been one of the wellsprings of the human imagination. Its restless immensity has given us new horizons to cross, new possibilities to explore, and inspired wonder, heartache and heroism.

In The Penguin Book of the Ocean bestselling author James Bradley presents a dazzling selection of writing exploring this grandest of obsessions, combining fact and fiction, classical and contemporary, to create a collection like no other.

From Rachel Carson's luminous account of our planet's birth to the story of the wreck that inspired Moby-Dick, from Ernest Shackleton's harrowing account of his escape from Antarctica by open boat to Tim Winton's award-winning dissection of the dark side of surfing, The Penguin Book of the Ocean is a hymn to the mystery, beauty and majesty of the ocean, and to the poets and explorers it has inspired.

About The Author

James Bradley is the author of three novels, Wrack, The Deep Field and The Resurrectionist, and a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus. His books have won or been shortlsited for a number of major Australian and international literary awards and have been widely translated.

James Bradley

James Bradley is the author of three novels, Wrack, The Deep Field and The Resurrectionist, and a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus. His books have won or been shortlisted for a number of major Australian and international literary awards and have been widely translated.

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ISBN: 9781926428161
ISBN-10: 1926428161
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 25th October 2010
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.4  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 23.1
Edition Number: 1