Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world’s largest body of water, and – in matters economic, political and military – the ocean of the future.

The Pacific is a world of tsunamis and Magellan, of the Bounty mutiny and the Boeing Company. It is the stuff of the towering Captain Cook and his wide-ranging network of exploring voyages, Robert Louis Stevenson and Admiral Halsey. It is the place of Paul… (more)

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Mr. Winchester’s various whims, it seems, have a way of taking a reader not just through an ocean, but back to the future.

The perfect book to browse or to dive into on those long flights across the oceanic expanse from San Francisco to Honolulu, or Tokyo to Sydney. “Pacific” is a highly recommended addition to the Winchester oeuvre.


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Publisher: William Collins (October 01, 2015)

Collection: William Collins Non-Fiction

Parent ISBN: 9780007550753

Language: English


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