Atlantic (Paperback)

A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

By Simon Winchester

HarperCollins Publishers, 9780007341399

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/1/2010)
Paperback (11/1/2011)
CD-Audio (11/2/2010)
Hardcover (11/2/2010)
Paperback, Large Print (11/23/2010)
Hardcover (9/1/2010)

List Price: 23.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Summer 2012 Reading Group

“This book, like its subject, is both sprawling and majestic. To reinforce his view of the ocean as a living thing, Winchester terms his book a 'biography of the ocean.' His life story of the Atlantic begins with the ocean's very formation. In later ages, he discusses such diverse topics as exploration, piracy, slavery, and conflict. Winchester writes with both beauty and authority, and his love of the ocean is so clearly expressed that readers nearly smell the salt! This is a masterpiece!”
— Christopher Rose, Andover Bookstore, Andover, MA
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November 2010 Indie Next List

“This book, like its subject, is both sprawling and majestic. To reinforce his view of the ocean as a living thing, Winchester terms his book a 'biography of the ocean.' His life story of the Atlantic begins with the ocean's very formation. In later ages, he discusses such diverse topics as exploration, piracy, slavery, and conflict. Winchester writes with both beauty and authority, and his love of the ocean is so clearly expressed that readers nearly smell the salt! A masterpiece!”
— Christopher Rose, Andover Bookstore, Andover, MA
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