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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

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Description for Pacific: The Ocean of the Future Paperback. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: 1QRP; 1QSP; 3J; 3JM; RGC; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future. The Pacific is a world of tsunamis and Magellan, of the Bounty mutiny and the Boeing Company. It is the stuff of the towering Captain Cook and his wide-ranging network of exploring voyages, Robert Louis Stevenson and Admiral Halsey. It is the place of Paul Gauguin and the explosion of the ... Read more

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About Simon Winchester
Simon Winchester is the bestselling author of `Atlantic', `The Man Who Loved China', `A Crack in the Edge of the World', `Krakatoa', `The Map That Changed the World', `The Surgeon of Crowthorne' ('The Professor and the Madman'), `The Fracture Zone', `Outposts' and `Korea', among many other titles. In 2006 he was awarded the OBE. He lives in western Massachusetts and ... Read more

Reviews for Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
`Gripping ... This might be his best [book] yet... Like all good writers, Winchester knows that specificity is all ... stirring stuff. The variety of material is astonishing ... As all good books must, this one shifts from the long-lens to the close-up shot, and from the tragic to the absurd' Literary Review ... Read more

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