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Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers

Author: Simon Winchester; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2015] ℗2015
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In telling the story of the Pacific, Simon Winchester takes us from the Bering Strait to Cape Horn, the Yangtze River to the Panama Canal, and to the many small islands and archipelagos that lie in between. He observes the fall of a dictator in Manila, visits aboriginals in northern Queensland, and is jailed in Tierra del Fuego, the land at the end of the world. His journey encompasses a trip down the Alaska  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781467619509 1467619507
OCLC Number: 917185590
Notes: Title from Playaway label.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by HarperCollins Publishers ℗2015
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
In container (19 x 14 x 3 cm.) with earphones.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Performer(s): Performed by the author.
Description: 1 audio media player (840 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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In telling the story of the Pacific, Simon Winchester takes us from the Bering Strait to Cape Horn, the Yangtze River to the Panama Canal, and to the many small islands and archipelagos that lie in between. He observes the fall of a dictator in Manila, visits aboriginals in northern Queensland, and is jailed in Tierra del Fuego, the land at the end of the world. His journey encompasses a trip down the Alaska Highway, a stop at the isolated Pitcairn Islands, a trek across South Korea and a glimpse of its mysterious northern neighbor.

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