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    • The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
    • By: Jonathan White, Peter Matthiessen - Foreward
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes listeners across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides. In the Arctic, White shimmies under the ice with an Inuit elder to hunt for mussels in the dark cavities left behind at low tide; in China, he races the Silver Dragon, a 25-foot tidal bore that crashes 80 miles up the Qiantang River; in France, he interviews the monks that live in the tide-wrapped monastery of Mont Saint-Michel; in Chile and Scotland, he investigates the growth of tidal power generation.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • 1/3 Science and Spirit- 2/3 meaningless details

    • By GiGi on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $24.47