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Drawn to the deep : the remarkable underwater explorations of Wes Skiles

Author: Julie Hauserman
Publisher: Gainesville, FL ; University Press of Florida, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawn to the Deep celebrates the life of an extraordinary adventurer who braved extreme danger to share the hidden beauty and environmental truths of the planet with others. Skiles felt a pull to the water as a child, captivated by the cobalt springs of Florida. His passion for diving and his innovative camera techniques earned him assignments with National Geographic and Outside. He also took part in creating over  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Wes Skiles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Hauserman
ISBN: 9780813056982 0813056985
OCLC Number: 1029777959
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Swimming under Sonny's Barbecue --
2 Water Boy --
3 The Caves Below --
4 Cave Booty --
5 Expedition Wakulla Springs --
6 Buried Alive --
7 How to Succeed in Business --
8 Somebody Rescue Me --
9 Lions and Rhinos --
10 And Sharks, Oh My! --
11 Swimming with Rays --
12 Swimming with Whales --
13 The Hated Cave --
14 High Anxiety --
15 Extreme Atomic Diving --
16 Crusader --
17 The Aquifer's Secrets --
18 Ice Island --
19 Making Water's Journey --
20 Hydrillasaurus --
21 Water's Journey Grows --
22 Meltdown --
23 Making the Cover --
24 Legacy
Responsibility: Julie Hauserman.

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Celebrates the life of an extraordinary adventurer who braved extreme danger to share the hidden beauty and environmental truths of the planet with others. Through interviews with Wes Skiles's  Read more...

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Journalist Hauserman does justice to the remarkable life of an explorer dubbed 'Florida's Jacques Cousteau.' . . . Hauserman, who knew her subject personally, more than makes the case that Skiles's Read more...

 
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