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Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon, author. (Author).
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South Granville Branch Library 909 WINCHE (Text) 42756201950554 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062315410 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0062315412 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780062315427 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 0062315420 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 492 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-463) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The great thermonuclear sea -- Mr. Ibuka's radio revolution -- The ecstasies of wave-riding -- A dire and dangerous irritation -- Farewell, all my friends and foes -- Echoes of distant thunder -- How goes the lucky country? -- The fires in the deep -- A fragile and uncertain sea -- Of masters and commanders -- Epilogue: the call of the running tide.
Summary, etc.: The New York Times best-selling author of The Men Who United the States traces the geological history of the Pacific Ocean to assess its relationship with humans and indelible role in the modern world.
Subject: Pacific Ocean > Geography.
Pacific Ocean > History.
Ocean and civilization.
Pacific Ocean > Description and travel.
Winchester, Simon > Travel.
Winchester, Simon.
Geography.
Ocean and civilization.
Travel.
Pacific Ocean.
Genre: History.

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