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- ISBN: 1616207868 : HRD
- ISBN: 9781616207861 : HRD
- ISBN: 9781616207861
- ISBN: 1616207868
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.
- Copyright: © 2020.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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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.
"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.
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