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Author Orsenna, Erik, 1947-

Title Portrait of the Gulf Stream : in praise of currents / by Erik Orsenna ; translated from the French by Moishe Black
Published London : Haus, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  551.462131 Ors/Pot 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 190 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Series Armchair traveller
Contents A short introduction to general motion -- Anatomy of a loop -- Mapping the sea -- The great aquarium -- Dialoguing with the sky -- Paths in motion -- Epilogues
Notes Col. maps on endpapers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes In English, translated from the French. Originally published in French by Éditions du Seuil, 2005 as: Portrait du gulf stream : eĺoge des courants
Subject Orsenna, Erik, 1947- -- Travel.
Ocean currents -- Atlantic Ocean.
Voyages and travels.
Gulf Stream.
ISBN 9781906598747
Other Titles Portrait du Gulf Stream. English