Water and Light: A Diver's Journey to a Coral Reef
Not since Jacques Cousteau has any writer so vividly captured the magic and true spirit of diving. This part travel narrative, part natural history is a vibrant book about the universal urge to return to the ancient embrace of the sea--a celebration of a diver's passion for the undersea world.
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A leisurely tour of the coral reefs of Grand Turk Island, where novelist Harrigan (Jacob's Well, 1984) learns about nature and himself. Diving has always meant a great deal to Harrigan, but now ... Read full review
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