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Blue Hope

(Available August 19, 2014)
Blue Hope
Written by Sylvia A. Earle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213953
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Blue Hope
Exploring and Caring for Earth's Magnificent Ocean
Written by Sylvia A. Earle


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $35.00

Dazzling photographs combine with inspiring insights from international ocean icon Sylvia Earle and other notable ocean advocates, paying a poignant tribute to the beauty and magic of the ocean and shedding light on its abundant gifts to the planet.

This lyrical ode to the ocean marries the insights and inspiration of ocean... Read more >
The Sea Inside
The Sea Inside
Written by Philip Hoare
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193595
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The Sea Inside

Written by Philip Hoare


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $27.99

A yearlong adventure through the world’s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The Whale

In colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts. Starting at his home on the shores of Britain’s Southampton Water and moving in ever widening... Read more >
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The Sea Inside

Written by Philip Hoare


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $27.99

A yearlong adventure through the world’s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The Whale

In colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts. Starting at his home on the shores of Britain’s Southampton Water and moving in ever widening... Read more >
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Open Water Swimming Manual
Open Water Swimming Manual
Written by Lynne Cox
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345806109
Our Price: $11.99
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Open Water Swimming Manual
An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers
Written by Lynne Cox


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in...

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Open Water Swimming Manual
Open Water Swimming Manual
Written by Lynne Cox
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806093
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Open Water Swimming Manual
An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers
Written by Lynne Cox


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in...

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Death and Oil
Death and Oil
Written by Brad Matsen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307906786
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Death and Oil
A True Story of the Piper Alpha Disaster on the North Sea
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $14.99

The first full account of the most tragic oil rig disaster in history, the human story behind it, and the true nature of its legacy.
 
July 6, 1988, began as a normal day on Piper Alpha, the biggest offshore oil rig on the North Sea. But just after 10:00 p.m., a series...

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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928854
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

In her astonishing new book Susan Casey captures colossal, ship-swallowing waves, and the surfers and scientists who seek them out.
 
For legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, hundred foot waves represent the ultimate challenge. As Susan Casey travels...

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The World Is Blue
The World Is Blue
Written by Sylvia Earle, Foreword by Bill McKibben
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426206399
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The World Is Blue
How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One
Written by Sylvia Earle
Foreword by Bill McKibben


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.95

This book tie-in to National Geographic's ambitious 5-year ocean initiative—focusing on overfishing—is written in National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle's accessible yet hard-hitting voice. Through compelling personal stories she puts the current and future peril of the ocean and the life it supports in perspective for a wide public audience. Read more >
Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
Written by Brad Matsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275424
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Jacques Cousteau
The Sea King
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.95

An unprecedented and masterfully told biography of Jacques Cousteau that reveals for the first time the fascinating and compelling individual behind this famous television personality.
 
Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques Cousteau opened up the ocean to a mass audience for the first time. Here, with the cooperation of... Read more >
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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767928847
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $27.95

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws... Read more >
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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307715838
Our Price: $9.99
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $9.99

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws... Read more >
The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307578082
Our Price: $17.50

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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $17.50

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Washed Up
The Curious Journeys of Flotsam and Jetsam
Written by Skye Moody


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $16.95

The ocean gives up many prizes, just setting them on our beaches for us to find. From rubber ducks that started out somewhere in Indonesia to land Venice Beach, to an intact refrigerator makes it way to the Jersey Shore. Chunks of beeswax found on the Oregon coast are the packing... Read more >
Oceans
Oceans
Written by Francois Sarano and Stephane Duran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206269
Our Price: $35.00
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Oceans
Official Companion to the Disney Feature Film
Written by Francois Sarano and Stephane Duran


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $35.00

Oceans is the official companion volume to the challenging, breathtakingly
beautiful documentary of the same name,  created by Jacques Perrin and a
crack team of scientists, cinematographers, divers, and technical
specialists. A veteran of more than forty years of film-making and
exploring the natural world in works like The Monkey People and
Microcosmos, Perrin is the... Read more >
Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
Written by Brad Matsen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378279
Our Price: $13.99
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Jacques Cousteau
The Sea King
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $13.99

An unprecedented and masterfully told biography of Jacques Cousteau that reveals for the first time the fascinating and compelling individual behind this famous television personality.
 
Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques Cousteau opened up the ocean to a mass audience for the first time. Here, with the cooperation of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The World Is Blue
The World Is Blue
Written by Sylvia A. Earle, Foreword by Bill McKibben
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205415
Our Price: $26.00
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The World Is Blue
How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One
Written by Sylvia A. Earle
Foreword by Bill McKibben


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $26.00

A Silent Spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of swift and dangerous oceanic change threatens the very existence of life on Earth. Legendary marine scientist Sylvia Earle portrays a planet teetering on the brink of irreversible environmental crisis.

In recent decades we’ve learned more... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The World Is Blue

Written by Sylvia A. Earle


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $15.95

A Silent Spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of swift and dangerous oceanic change threatens the very existence of life on Earth. Legendary marine scientist Sylvia Earle portrays a planet teetering on the brink of irreversible environmental crisis.

In recent decades we’ve learned more... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Time Bandit
Time Bandit
Written by Andy Hillstrand, Johnathan Hillstrand and Malcolm MacPherson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345504128
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Time Bandit
Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs
Written by Andy Hillstrand, Johnathan Hillstrand and Malcolm MacPherson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $16.00

Every Alaskan king crab season, brothers Andy and Johnathan Hillstrand risk their lives and seek their fortunes upon the treacherous waters of the Bering Sea. Sons of a hard-bitten, highly successful fisherman, and born with brine in their blood, the Hillstrand boys couldn’t imagine a life without a swaying deck underfoot... Read more >
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The Run
The Run
Written by John Hay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085691
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The Run

Written by John Hay


Format: Trade Paperback, 180 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2008
Price: $22.00

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Ocean
Ocean
Written by Sylvia A. Earle and Linda K. Glover
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426203190
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Ocean
An Illustrated Atlas
Written by Sylvia A. Earle and Linda K. Glover


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $65.00

Detailing a mysterious realm that’s as vital to our existence as the air we breathe, this new atlas immerses readers in the wonders of the deep through more than 250 up-to-the-minute maps, photographs, and satellite images. Deep-sea pioneer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia A. Earle (known as "Her Deepness") and marine... Read more >
Black Wave
Black Wave
Written by John Silverwood and Jean Silverwood
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367341
Our Price: $13.99
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Black Wave
A Family's Adventure at Sea and the Disaster That Saved Them
Written by John Silverwood and Jean Silverwood


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $13.99

“I told God that if he would let us survive this night, I would make it mean something worthwhile. And then, somehow, I felt calmer than I have ever felt. Unreasonably so. Irrationally so. I looked over the scene of our wrecked life and I smiled–a crazy smile for sure–and I... Read more >
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