The Wave Watcher's Companion: Ocean Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations

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Penguin Publishing Group, 2011 - Nature - 336 pages
A lively, revealing look at waves of all kinds from the bestselling author of The Cloudspotter's Guide

Get ready for a global journey like no other-a passionate enthusiast's exploration of waves that begins with a quiet afternoon at the shore and ends with the world-class Hawaiian surf, making side trips to reveal the ups and downs of brain waves, radio waves, infrared waves, microwaves, shock waves, light waves, and much more.

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3.5 A quick and entertaining hodge-podge of waviness. Arch and warm, the digression is the point. Worth it for surfing the bore and explaining Roswell. Read full review

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35. The Wave Watcher's Companion: Ocean Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations by Gavin Pretor-Pinney published: 2010 format: 320 page Paperback acquired: from amazon in 2012 ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Gavin Pretor-Pinney is a renowned journalist and cofounder of The Idler magazine in England. A former science nerd and a graduate of Oxford University, he has been obsessed with clouds since childhood. His writing has appeared in The Telegraph, Evening Standard, and elsewhere. Based in London and Somerset, Gavin is the founder and chair of The Cloud Appreciation Society. Visit their website at www.cloudappreciationsociety.org.

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