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Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers

Call Number

  • COMPACT DISC 909.09823 W836 (CEN)

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Edition

Unabridged.

Performers

Read by the author.

Publication Information

[New York, New York] : Harper Audio, [2015]

Physical Description

12 audio discs (14 1/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.

Summary

The New York Times best-selling author of The Men Who United the States traces the geological history of the Pacific Ocean to assess its relationship with humans and indelible role in the modern world.

Contents

  • The great thermonuclear sea
  • Mr. Ibuka's radio revolution
  • The ecstasies of wave-riding
  • A dire and dangerous irritation
  • Farewell, all my friends and foes
  • Echoes of distant thunder
  • How goes the lucky country?
  • The fires in the deep
  • A fragile and uncertain sea
  • Of masters and commanders.

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