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

Author: Simon Winchester; Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : CNIB, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : MP3 : Biography   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Atlantic Ocean, a tremendous space that has been central to the ambitions of explorers, scientists, and warriors, and continues profoundly to affect our character, attitudes, and dreams. Spanning the ocean's story, from its geological origins to the age of exploration, from World War II battles to today's struggles with pollution and overfishing, Winchester's narrative is epic, intimate, and awe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Named Person: Simon Winchester
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester; Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
ISBN: 9780616617373 0616617372
OCLC Number: 798998111
Notes: Originally published in 2010.
Performer(s): Narrator: Simon Winchester.
Description: 1 sound disc (14 hrs., 30 min) : digital ; 12 cm.
Details: System requirements: IBM PC or compatible ; double speed or faster CD-ROM drive ; sound card and sound output device ; Daisy playback software or DAISY talking book player.; DAISY 2.02 recording standard, MP3 compression, compression rate 32.
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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A biography of the Atlantic Ocean, a tremendous space that has been central to the ambitions of explorers, scientists, and warriors, and continues profoundly to affect our character, attitudes, and dreams. Spanning the ocean's story, from its geological origins to the age of exploration, from World War II battles to today's struggles with pollution and overfishing, Winchester's narrative is epic, intimate, and awe inspiring. 2010.

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