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The Penguin Book of the Ocean: Contents

Rachel Carson, ‘The Gray Beginnings’, from The Sea Around Us
Derek Walcott, ‘The Sea is History’
Richard Hakluyt, ‘The Last Voyage of Thomas Cavendish’, from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation
Luke Davies, ‘Diving the Coolidge’
Edmund Burke, On the Sublime and Beautiful
Wallace Stevens, ‘The Idea of Order at Key West’
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Matthew Fontaine Maury, The Physical Geography of the Sea and its Meteorology
Edgar Allen Poe, ‘Descent Into The Maelstrom’
Elizabeth Bishop, ‘At the Fishhouses’
Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim
Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone Around the World
Hart Crane, ‘At Melville’s Tomb’
Herman Melville, Moby Dick
Owen Chase, Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex
Henry David Thoreau, Cape Cod
William Falconer, An Universal Dictionary of the Marine
Stephen Crane, ‘The Open Boat’
Jonathan Raban, Passage to Juneau
James Cook, Journal of the Second Voyage (1772-1775)
Emily Ballou, ‘The Beach’
Charles Darwin, The Voyage of the Beagle
Jennifer Ackerman, Notes from the Shore
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
John Steinbeck, The Log from The Sea of Cortez
Thor Heyerdahl, The Kon-Tiki Expedition
Thomas Farber, On Water
Jacques Cousteau, The Silent World
James Hamilton-Paterson, Seven-Tenths: The Sea and its Thresholds
Wayne Levin, Resident Spirits
William Beebe, Half Mile Down
Daniel Duane, Caught Inside
Kevin Hart, ‘Facing the Pacific at Night’
James Bradley, ‘The Turtle’s Graveyard’
Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, The Worst Journey in the World
Ernest Shackleton, South
Judith Beveridge, ‘Whale’
Kem Nunn, The Dogs of Winter
Tim Winton, Breath
Fiona Capp, That Oceanic Feeling
Nam Le, ‘The Boat’
William Langewiesche, The Outlaw Sea
Deborah Cramer, ‘Climate and Atlantic’ from Great Waters: An Atlantic Passage
David Malouf, Fly Away Peter

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