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Why we swim  Cover Image Book Book

Why we swim / Bonnie Tsui.

Summary:

"Bonnie Tsui looks at our love affair with the water, from evolution to mythology, from survival and well-being, from community swim clubs to competitive races, and she goes around the world to explore its significance in many cultures"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781616207861
  • ISBN: 1616207868
  • Physical Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
SURVIVAL -- Stone Age swimming -- You're a land animal -- Lessons from a sea nomad -- The human seal -- WELL-BEING -- The water cure -- Seawater in our veins -- Open water, meet awe -- COMMUNITY -- Who gets to swim? -- A mini United Nations -- Chaos and order -- COMPETITION -- The splash and dash -- How to swim like an assassin -- Sharks and minnows -- Ways of the samurai -- FLOW -- A religious exercise -- The Liquid State -- From one swimmer to another.
Subject: Swimming.
SPORTS & RECREATION / General.
Swimming.
Genre: Creative nonfiction.
Creative nonfiction.

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  • 14 out of 14 copies are currently available at PINES.

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Cherokee Regional Library:
      LaFayette-Walker County Library
797.21 TSUI ( Send Text)
31010006768834 ADULT Available
Clayton County Library System:
      Forest Park Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31012005668999 STACKS Available
Clayton County Library System:
      Headquarters Library
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31012005668981 STACKS Available
Clayton County Library System:
      Lovejoy Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31012005669013 STACKS Available
Clayton County Library System:
      Morrow Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31012005669005 STACKS Available
Clayton County Library System:
      Northwest Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31012005739204 STACKS Available
Clayton County Library System:
      Riverdale Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31012005669021 STACKS Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Central Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31018904606428 NONFIC Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Northwest Branch
797.21 TSUI, BONNIE ( Send Text)
31018904603912 NONFIC Available
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
797.21 TSUI ( Send Text)
31022009431013 ADULT Available

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