The Wave In Pursuit Of The Rogues Freaks And Giants Of The Ocean

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0767928857
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A New York Times Notable Book
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

In her astonishing new book Susan Casey captures colossal, ship-swallowing waves, and the surfers and scientists who seek them out.
 
For legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, hundred foot waves represent the ultimate challenge. As Susan Casey travels the globe, hunting these monsters of the ocean with Hamilton’s crew, she witnesses first-hand the life or death stakes, the glory, and the mystery of impossibly mammoth waves. Yet for the scientists who study them, these waves represent something truly scary brewing in the planet’s waters. With inexorable verve, The Wave brilliantly portrays human beings confronting nature at its most ferocious.


The Wave

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 140708707X
Size: 57.91 MB
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This is a white-knuckle ride with the men who live to catch rogue waves. It zips from Lloyds of London to rusty oil rigs, tropical Tahitian surf shacks to super-computer data labs.

The Wave

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0767928857
Size: 42.73 MB
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Traces the recent discovery of physics-defying ocean waves at heights previously thought impossible, describing the efforts of the scientific community to understand the phenomenon, the pursuits of extreme surfers to ride these waves, and ...

The Wave

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0385666683
Size: 25.98 MB
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Susan Casey explores the phenomenon of monster waves and how they have become an obsession for extreme surfers like Laird Hamilton — who serves as the author's guide as she takes the reader into the intense, white-knuckle world of 100 ...

The Wave

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307715833
Size: 36.47 MB
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As scientists scramble to understand this phenomenon, others view the giant waves as the ultimate challenge. These are extreme surfers who fly around the world trying to ride the ocean’s most destructive monsters.

Voices In The Ocean

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 038553731X
Size: 41.30 MB
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In Voices in the Ocean, she has written a thrilling book about the other intelligent life on the planet. From the Hardcover edition.

Ghost Wave

Author: Chris Dixon
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452110093
Size: 31.85 MB
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In this dramatic work of narrative non-fiction, journalist Chris Dixon unlocks the secrets of Cortes Bank and pulls readers into the harrowing world of big wave surfing and high seas adventure above the most enigmatic and dangerous rock in ...

The Devil S Teeth

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805080117
Size: 75.44 MB
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A journalist describes how her fascination with great white sharks led her to Southeast Farallon Island, a remote island off the California coast, and to a group of biologists who study these fearsome, frequently misunderstood predators of ...

Wave

Author: Sonali Deraniyagala
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307962709
Size: 50.53 MB
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From the Hardcover edition.

The Billionaire And The Mechanic

Author: Julian Guthrie
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802193315
Size: 11.36 MB
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The Billionaire and the Mechanic is a must-read for anyone interested in the race or this remarkable story.

Behind The Dolphin Smile

Author: Richard O'Barry
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781580631013
Size: 46.82 MB
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A look at how the former trainer of Flipper decided that he could no longer go on working toward the imprisonment of dolphins after one died in his arms discusses how he devoted his life to returning them to the wild. Reprint.