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The Resource Atlantic : a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester

Atlantic : a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester

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Atlantic : a vast ocean of a million stories
Title
Atlantic
Title remainder
a vast ocean of a million stories
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a narrative tour de force, Simon Winchester dramatises the life of the Atlantic Ocean, from its birth in the farther recesses of geological time to its eventual extinction millions of years in the future. It is an enthralling mixture of history, science and reportage from a master of narrative non-fiction, and the definitive account of this magnificent body of water
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
551.46
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Winchester, Simon
  • Ocean and civilisation
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
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Atlantic : a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published: New York : Morrow
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [467]-477
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
Control code
000045979412
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 498 p.
Isbn
9780007364596
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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Label
Atlantic : a vast ocean of a million stories, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
  • First published: New York : Morrow
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [467]-477
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
Control code
000045979412
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 498 p.
Isbn
9780007364596
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps

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