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from bestselling author simon winchester comes the immense and thrilling story of the world x27 s most mysterious and breathtaking natural wonder the atlantic ocean atlantic is a biography of 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

he begins with a memory from 1963 his youthful transatlantic crossing aboard the passenger liner empress of britain and returns to the birth of the atlantic perhaps 540 million years ago providing a john mcphee like history of its formation and development winchester then looks at humans x27 quot infant quot acquaintance with the ocean noting that people first settled its shores about 164 000 years ago on the western coast of africa

simon winchester consistently scores with all embracing histories in quot atlantic quot his passion for this most grand of all the oceans is readily apparent he crafts the tale with not only knowledge and wit but with a palpable love that bursts through the entire narrative

atlantic only simon winchester the best selling author of the professor and the madman and krakatoa would have the tenacity and the talent to tackle a biography of the atlantic ocean a modern day melville he takes to the waters in pursuit of a larger than life creature adeptly capturing his prey in the engaging atlantic

simon winchester word imperfect roget x27 s thesaurus has long been considered one of the great lexicographical achievements in the history of the english language a reference work of astonishing

simon winchester x27 s atlantic is just such a pudding of a book and like a pudding it needs to be devoured a bit at a time both to make it last longer and because there is a lot to taste it is 495

simon winchester obe is a british writer journalist and broadcaster who resides in the united states through his career at the guardian winchester covered numerous significant events including bloody sunday and the watergate scandal

simon winchester x27 s books are often driven by dramatic events homicide eruption earthquake they x27 re thriller histories and he does them brilliantly he made his name with quot the professor and the

simon winchester is the new york times best selling author of the professor and the madman his recent titles include atlantic and the men who united the states winchester was awarded an order of the british empire obe for his services to journalism and literature

simon winchester obe born 28 september 1944 is a british american author and journalist in his career at the guardian newspaper winchester covered numerous significant events including bloody sunday and the watergate scandal

simon winchester chronicles that relationship making the atlantic come vividly alive spanning from the earth x27 s geological origins to the age of exploration world war ii battles to modern

from best selling author simon winchester comes the immense and thrilling story of the world x27 s most mysterious and breathtaking natural wonder the atlantic ocean atlantic is a biography of a tremendous space that has been central to the ambitions of explorers scientists and warriors and continues to affect profoundly our character attitudes and dreams

in this utterly original biography simon winchester explores the life of the atlantic it 92 x27 s birth its relationship with mankind and what lies in store for it once man has left the stage he charts the development of the first settlements by the oceanside the communities of celts and vikings and whose lives depended on the sea and delves into the age of exploration venturing to forgotten worlds

winchester bestselling author of the professor and the madman returns to the natural world with his epic new book a quot biography quot of the atlantic ocean from its origins 370 million years ago through the population of its shores by humanity and their interactions with it

in his latest book pacific simon winchester the professor and the madman the men who united the states a crack in the edge of the world takes us from the bering strait to cape horn from the

simon winchester obe a british writer journalist and broadcaster was born in north london on 28th september 1944 the only child of bernard and andrée winchester née dewael though not catholic he was educated first at a boarding convent in bridport dorset and later at hardye x27 s school dorchester dorset

atlantic a vast ocean of a million stories by simon winchester review the atlantic ocean as we know it winchester points out did not actually exist until human explorers very slowly at

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simon winchester is the acclaimed author of many books including the professor and the madman the men who united the states the map that changed the world the man who loved china a crack in the edge of the world and krakatoa all of which were new york times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists

following his acclaimed atlantic and the men who united the states new york times bestselling author simon winchester offers an enthralling biography of the pacific ocean and its role in the modern world exploring our relationship with this imposing force of nature

simon winchester the prolific popular historian waxes lyrical rhetorical and historical in quot atlantic quot his account is part geological and part geographical but in a larger part a human story

blending history and anecdote geography and reminiscence science and exposition new york times bestselling author simon winchester tells the breathtaking saga of the atlantic ocean a gifted storyteller and consummate historian winchester sets the great blue sea x27 s epic narrative against the backdrop of mankind x27 s intellectual evolution

simon winchester argues that our destiny will be dictated by the pacific x27 s vast expanses as a companion to his magisterial atlantic winchester x27 s pacific is an equally digressive book

in the prologue to quot pacific silicon chips and surfboards coral reefs and atom bombs brutal dictators fading empires and the coming collision of the world x27 s superpowers quot simon

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today people easily cross the atlantic ocean by plane and cavalierly refer to the great body of water as quot the pond quot but author simon winchester says we x27 re forgetting the majesty of the high seas

publishers weekly sep 6 2010 winchester bestselling author of the professor and the madman returns to the natural world with his epic new book a quot biography quot of the atlantic ocean from its origins 370 million years ago through the population of its shores by humanity and their interactions with it

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atlantic by simon winchester blending history and anecdote geography and reminiscence science and exposition simon winchester tells the breathtaking saga of the atlantic ocean fans of winchester x27 s krakatoa the man who loved china

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