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Underwater to Get Out of the Rain

A Love Affair With the Sea

By Trevor Norton

Underwater to Get Out of the Rain
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  • Hardcover: Jun 2006,
    400 pages.
    Paperback: Jun 2007,
    400 pages.

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A delighful ramble around the shores and shallows of the seas.

From the Jacket: On a hot summer's day there could be no quicker transport to the seaside than Trevor Norton's cool and entrancing account of a lifetime's adventures under or near the water. Norton's eye for the bizarre, amazing, and beautiful inhabitants of the oceans, and the eccentric characters who work, study, and live by the shore make his book a wonder-filled experience. An intrepid diver and distinguished scientist, Norton's writing is self-deprecating, very funny, and full of wry and intriguing anecdotes; he is an unfailingly delightful companion. Whether his setting is a bed of jewel anemones in an Irish lough, a giant California cavern shared with sea lions, a mildewed research station, or the glittering coral gardens of Sharm el Sheikh, his captivating prose always finds the mark. Sometimes ...

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