Waterlog: A Swimmers Journey Through Britain

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5.8 X 8.7 X 1.4 inches | 1.2 pounds

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About the Author

Roger Deakin was an English writer and celebrated environmentalist. Waterlog, the only book he published in his lifetime, became a UK bestseller, and founded the wild swimming movement. He also authored two other acclaimed works of nonfiction: Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees and Notes From Walnut Tree Farm. Deakin lived in Suffolk, England, and died there in 2006.

Robert Macfarlane is the award-winning author of Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places, The Old Ways, Underland and, with Jackie Morris, The Lost Words and The Lost Spells. He is a passionate walker and mountaineer. Macfarlane is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Bonnie Tsui is a journalist and the author of Why We Swim, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, a TIME Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020, an NPR Best Book of 2020, and a Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe bestseller. It is currently being translated into six languages. Her first children's book, Sarah and the Big Wave, about the first woman to surf Mavericks, will be published in May 2021. She lives, swims, and surfs in the Bay Area.