Deep Fathom
Title Deep Fathom PDF eBook
Author James Rollins
Publisher Hachette UK
Pages 340
Release 2013-05-23
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1409147339

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The world is racing towards destruction...The gripping thriller from NEW YORK TIMES bestseller James Rollins. Ex-Navy SEAL Jack Kirkland is under water when the world starts to end. He and his crew are on a salvage mission deep in the ocean. They surface to find the Earth ablaze. The first eclipse of the millennium triggers a series of catastrophic natural disasters, which rock the globe. And in the midst of the terror and chaos, the President and Air Force One have vanished from the skies. With the death toll rising rapidly, Kirkland finds himself on a desperate mission to the darkest depths of the ocean, where a shattering secret awaits him. One too powerful to be controlled.



The Oxford Handbook of Sound Art
Title The Oxford Handbook of Sound Art PDF eBook
Author Jane Grant
Publisher Oxford University Press
Pages 625
Release 2021
Genre Art
ISBN 0190274050

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Sound art has long been resistant to its own definition. Emerging from a liminal space between movements of thought and practice in the twentieth century, sound art has often been described in terms of the things that it is understood to have left behind: a space between music, fine art, and performance. The Oxford Handbook of Sound Art surveys the practices, politics, and emerging frameworks of thought that now define this previously amorphous area of study. Throughout the Handbook, artists and thinkers explore the uses of sound in contemporary arts practice. Imbued with global perspectives, chapters are organized in six overarching themes of Space, Time, Things, Fabric, Senses and Relationality. Each theme represents a key area of development in the visual arts and music during the second half of the twentieth century from which sound art emerged. By offering a set of thematic frameworks through which to understand these themes, this Handbook situates constellations of disparate thought and practice into recognized centers of activity.



Full Fathom 5000
Title Full Fathom 5000 PDF eBook
Author Graham Bell
Publisher Oxford University Press
Pages 393
Release 2022
Genre Deep-sea animals
ISBN 0197541577

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"The abyssal plain. If you could walk directly into the sea, through the surf and away from the land, you would be likely to descend a gentle slope for two or three days. The water over your head would gradually become deeper, until the surface was about 200m above, say two average city blocks away. About this time the gradient would begin to increase, and soon you are walking quite steeply downhill, with the surface rapidly receding. The sediment beneath your feet will thicken as you approach the edge of the continent, where the soil and debris washed from the land eventually accumulates. At the end of a long day's walk the gradient eases and you stride out onto a prairie that stretches away into the far distance, flat and featureless, or sometimes with rolling hills or even studded with sudden abrupt mountains. The surface is now quite far away, not mere city blocks but the whole downtown core of a large city distant from where you stand. You have arrived at the edge of the abyssal plain. The details of your walk will vary according to where you start out, and might be quite different if you begin in eastern Canada and walk into the Atlantic, say, or in western Canada and walk into the North Pacific. In either case, though, you will eventually reach the abyssal plain, where the last of the land has been left behind and nothing is familiar"--



Northern Germany
Title Northern Germany PDF eBook
Author Karl Baedeker (Firm)
Publisher
Pages 476
Release 1877
Genre Germany
ISBN

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Punch
Title Punch PDF eBook
Author Mark Lemon
Publisher
Pages 664
Release 1886
Genre Caricatures and cartoons
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Forty Fathoms Deep
Title Forty Fathoms Deep PDF eBook
Author Ion Idriess
Publisher ETT Imprint
Pages 302
Release 2018-10-01
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1925706451

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(Author Note) Forty Fathoms Deep is part of the story of the pearl seas of north-western Australia. In all but a few instances, I have used names well known in the pearl world of Broome, but have taken care not to hurt susceptibilities. I am conscious I have only gleaned in a field rich with romance. There is material for many books in the adventurous lives of the men who have built up the history and industry of Broome. It is to be hoped that someone more persuasive than I will induce them to sit down and write, or, failing that, sit and talk for the enlightenment and entertainment of fellow Australians. I am greatly indebted to numerous friends in Broome who have helped me with material and who went to such pains to get for me authentic data. Hail and farewell, with a warm heart, to Con and old Sebaro, and to all the divers and tenders and seamen who were so patient at explaining the many things I desired to see and know. To all, a fair wind and a hungry market when the fleets put to sea! ION L. IDRIESS.



Mates, Dates and Cosmic Kisses
Title Mates, Dates and Cosmic Kisses PDF eBook
Author Cathy Hopkins
Publisher Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
Pages 118
Release 2014-03-06
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1848121245

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Izzie is cool, bright and sassy. And when she meets the gorgeous Mark, she's on a real high. He's divine. And he likes her! But why doesn't he call when he says he will? When Izzie loses her perspective and her sense of fun, best friends Lucy and Nesta try to give her a reality check. But there are some things you'd rather not hear... The second book in the highly successful MATES, DATES series that's sold over 3 million copies worldwide.