Seven-Tenths

Love, Piracy, and Science at Sea
Product Number: EB00665049
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781935248163
Publisher: Leapfrog Press
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Description

An engineer whose life is in shambles meets a blind oceanographer who spends her life at sea. In this memoir of their courtship, David Fisichella writes of science, love, adventure, and danger on the ocean. He survives heavy weather, an equator crossing, and a pirate attack off the coast of Somalia. He learns how scientists study ocean physics and why their research is so important, how people live for months on a crowded boat, and what it means to be working for, and dating, the chief scientist. Told with humor, gritty details, and a refreshing sense of wonder about our oceans.

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Author(s): David Fisichella
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2010

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