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Atlantic : [great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories]

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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Blends history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, and science and exposition, to relate the saga of the Atlantic Ocean, setting it against the backdrop of mankind's intellectual evolution.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Folklore
Named Person: Simon Winchester
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 9780307876522 : 0307876527
OCLC Number: 654134710
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 13 sound discs (ca. 67 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Preface: The leaving of Liverpool --
Prologue: The beginnings of its goings on --
From the purple isles of Mogador --
All the shoals and deeps within --
Oh! the beauty and the might of it --
Here the sea of pity lies --
They that occupy their business on great waters --
Change and decay all around the sea --
The storm surge carries all before --
Epilogue: Falls the shadow, fades the sea.
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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Blends history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, and science and exposition, to relate the saga of the Atlantic Ocean, setting it against the backdrop of mankind's intellectual evolution.

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