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Publisher Comments:

More than 35 passages from novelists, journalists, poets, playwrights, essayists, and scientists detail an intertwined passion for diving and the written word in this collection. From Robert Stones portrayal of a diver who faces the terrorizing prospect of his air running out to Clare Booth Luce's search for the treasures of the underwater realm, every passage reveals a perspective of the world that only divers have known. Humor columnist Dave Barry battles a lobster and explains why staying on the oceans surface is like “going to the circus and staring at the outside of a tent.” From Rangiroa to the Red Sea, from deep within caverns to the eerie light under ice, from the lethal silliness of nitrogen narcosis to the elation of soaring over unfathomable depths, every selection, like every dive, is a unique experience.

About the Author

Ed Kittrell is a writer and editor and an avid diver. He lives in Glenview, Illinois. Casey Kittrell and Jim Kittrell are writers and licensed scuba instructors. Jim lives in Glenview, Illinois. Casey lives in Austin, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780965834445
Editor:
Kittrell, Ed
Editor:
Kittrell, Casey
Editor:
Kittrell, Jim
Editor:
Kittrell, Ed; Kittrell, Casey; Kittrell, Jim
Editor:
Kittrell, Ed
Editor:
Kittrell, Casey
Author:
Kittrell, Casey
Author:
Kittrell, Jim
Author:
Kittrell, Ed
Editor:
Kittrell, Jim
Publisher:
Look Away Books
Location:
Austin, Tex.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Water Sports
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Underwater exploration
Subject:
Deep diving
Subject:
Scuba & Snorkeling
Subject:
Sports and Fitness - Water Sports
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Series Volume:
2389
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in 0.50 lb

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