Waterlog download free [PDF and Ebook] by Roger Deakin

Waterlog download free [PDF and Ebook] by Roger Deakin year 2000
  • Book name: Waterlog
  • Author: Roger Deakin
  • Release date: 2000/9/21
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780099282556
  • Rating: 9.64 of 10
  • Votes: 481
  • Review by: Ione Matthews
  • Review rating: 8.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Total pages: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 39 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. The result a uniquely personal view of an island race and a people with a deep affinity for water. From the sea, from rock pools, from rivers and streams, tarns, lakes, lochs, ponds, lidos, swimming pools and spas, from fens, dykes, moats, aqueducts, waterfalls, flooded quarries, even canals, Deakin gains a fascinating perspective on modern Britain. Detained by water bailiffs in Winchester, intercepted in the Fowey estuary by coastguards, mistaken for a suicude on Camber sands, confronting the Corryvreckan whirlpool in the Hebrides, he discovers just how much of an outsider the native swimmer is to his landlocked, fully-dressed fellow citizens. Encompassing cultural history, autobiography, travel writing and natural history, Waterlog is a personal journey, a bold assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam, and an unforgettable celebration of the magic of water.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H26M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Oceanography (seas), Travel Writing, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Sea Life & The Seashore, Places & Peoples: Pictorial Works, Swimming & Diving, Guidebooks
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, DOCX, EPUB, DOC, PPT, WORD, OEB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, TZO, TZ, DMG, Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x26mm
  • Weight: 303g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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