Melcher Media, Apr 16, 2007 - Fiction - 272 pages
A waterproof book, full of aquatic tales a must-have for the beach, pool or bath! A housewife surprises her family with Olympic ambitions. A party guest embarks on a fanciful tour of his neighbours' backyard pools. Amorous waterlogged youths make first contact in a shadowy swimming pond. Submerge yourself in fourteen fantastic reads about the satisfactions and tribulations of learning to swim, from bestselling authors, including John Cheever, Ernest Hemingway, John Updike and Amy Bloom who show how swimming has an uncanny way of causing submerged passions to surface and transform even the most stubborn personalities! Printed on a waterproof, tear and stain-resistant material, designed to withstand any watery environment, pop it in your bag along with your costume, towel, and flip-flops itrs"s the perfect companion for a day of sun, sand and swimming.
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