Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    On the Table | November 9, 2014

    Tracey T.: IMG New Cookbooks for October and November: Potluck Time!



    October/November is a favorite time in our offices. These are the months when scads of cookbooks are released, a deluge of cookbooks, a tornado of... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$24.95
New Compact Disc
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Biography- General

Grayson

by

Grayson Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

An early-morning workout becomes an enchanting adventure when a record-holding swimmer reunites a baby whale and its mother. An inspiring, irresistible story for all ages, from the beloved author of Swimming to Antarctica.

It's five o'clock in the morning and still dark. Swimming outside the wave break off the Catalina coast, training for her next long-distance swim (she has already crossed the English Channel twice), 17-year-old Lynne Cox senses that something is following her. She worries that it might be a great white shark.

Instead, it's a baby gray whale, separated from its mother on their journey to the Bering Sea 8,000 miles away. Lynne needs to leave the water to rest, but she knows that if she does, the calf will follow her onto shore and die. To save its life, she must reunite mother and calf in the vastness of the Pacific Ocean.

Miracles happen now and then. Sometimes we recognize them when they occur; sometimes it takes years of experience to understand. Looking back on that chilly morning, a beloved author and inspirational speaker shares her personal story of love, hope, loss, and faith.

About the Author

LYNNE COX is a world-record-holding swimmer and bestselling author. She was named the Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year in 1975, inducted into the Swimming Hall of Fame in 2000, and honored with a lifetime achievement award from U.C. Santa Barbara. She has been featured on 60 Minutes and The Discovery Channel and lectures around the world. Her writings have appeared in The New Yorker and the Los Angeles Times Magazine, among others. She lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598870558
Author:
Cox, Lynne
Publisher:
HighBridge Audio
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Swimming
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Fishes
Subject:
BIOGRAPHY and AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Subject:
BIOGRAPHY and AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers and Explorers
Subject:
Compact discs
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Women
Subject:
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Unabridged; 2.75 hours on 3 CDs
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
180
Dimensions:
5.90x5.08x.65 in. .26 lbs.
Media Run Time:
165

Other books you might like

  1. Photographs--Annie Leibovitz, 1970-1990. Used Hardcover $40.00

Related Subjects

Audio Books » Nonfiction
Biography » General
Biography » Women
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Ocean and Marine Biology
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Water Sports » Swimming

Grayson New Compact Disc
0 stars - 0 reviews
$24.95 In Stock
Product details 180 pages HighBridge Audio - English 9781598870558 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.