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Full Fathom Five: Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy

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Gordon Chaplin’s father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, charismatic adventurer who married a wealthy heiress and somehow transformed himself into the author of a landmark scientific study, Fishes of the Bahamas, published by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. As a young boy, the author took part in collecting specimens for his father. Fifty years later, he wa ...more
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by Arcade Publishing
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Discovered this book when I was getting ready to go to the Bahamas, it was a fascinating read and a great edition to any non fiction reading shelf.
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Only took so long to read because of my job, but otherwise couldn't put it down! really enjoyed the family experiences with the return for more study. Beautiful imagery and wonderful moments.
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Gordon Chaplin is the author of the novel Joyride and several works of non-fiction, including Dark Wind: A Survivors Tale of Love and Loss: Full Fathom Five: Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy, and Fever Coast Log: at Sea in Central America. A former journalist for Newsweek, the Baltimore Sun, and the Washington Post, he has worked on marine conservation with the Baja group Niparaja and since ...more
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