The Fragile Edge: Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific

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Product Details

Price
$18.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.74 X 7.96 X 0.75 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547053721

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About the Author

JULIA WHITTY's first book on oceans, The Fragile Edge, was awarded the John Burroughs Medal Award, the PEN USA Award, and the Kiriyama Prize. Her cover articles have appeared in Harper's Magazine and Mother Jones, where she is an environmental correspondent. She blogs at the Blue Marble and Deep Blue Home.

Reviews

This is a moving and illuminating love story about one woman and the fathomless deep.
" Whitty is emerging as one of the must-read voices about the wet three-quarters of the planet." -- Bill McKibben
"This important book makes clear the absolute urgency of saving the coral reefs of the world." - actor/activist Ted Danson
"Extraordinarily absorbing." - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
"Whitty's prose is supple and scientifically informed (a rare and graceful mix) ... her intimacies with the ocean's curiosities captivate."
& quot; Whitty is emerging as one of the must-read voices about the wet three-quarters of the planet." -- Bill McKibben
For those of us who can't visit the South Pacific ... writer and producer Whitty gives us the next best thing.
"Whitty is emerging as one of the must-read voices about the wet three-quarters of the planet." -- Bill McKibben