The wave: in pursuit of the rogues, freaks, and giants of the ocean
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Published:
New York : Anchor Books, 2011.
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Book Club Kit
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1st Anchor Books ed.
Physical Desc:
408 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Status:
TELL WPL Book Club
BOOK CLUB KIT
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Traces the recent discovery of physics-defying ocean waves at heights previously thought impossible, describing the efforts of the scientific community to understand the phenomenon, the pursuits of extreme surfers to ride these waves, and the destructive capabilities of tsunamis.

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Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2010.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-405).
Description
Traces the recent discovery of physics-defying ocean waves at heights previously thought impossible, describing the efforts of the scientific community to understand the phenomenon, the pursuits of extreme surfers to ride these waves, and the destructive capabilities of tsunamis.
Local note
Wilkinson Public Library's kit of 10 books checks out as one unit to book clubs.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Casey, S. (2011). The wave: in pursuit of the rogues, freaks, and giants of the ocean. 1st Anchor Books ed. New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Casey, Susan, 1962-. 2011. The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean. New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Casey, Susan, 1962-, The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean. New York: Anchor Books, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Casey, Susan. The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean. 1st Anchor Books ed. New York: Anchor Books, 2011.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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