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Absolute Pressure

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Ian has been going to Key West every summer for years, helping his Uncle Gord at his dive shop and spending as much time as he can underwater. When he's not diving, he's admiring Sherri, the girl who works at the dive shop, and wondering how she would feel if he told her that he tastes blackberries whenever he sees her. A series of accidents leads Ian to believe that his u ...more
Paperback, 159 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Orca Book Publishers (first published January 1st 2009)
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Ian experiences more excitement in one week of scuba diving than most people ever experience in a lifetime. First the pressure valve on his tank breaks while he's 93 feet underwater, leaving him desperate to breathe, but unable to surface quickly. Then the floats on his shark cage come off while a gigantic bull shark is attacking it. It doesn't seem like these events are accidents, but everyone is acting suspicious. Why would someone want Ian or his uncle Gord dead, and what's going to happen ne ...more
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Apr 25, 2016 Andie M. rated it it was ok
The book I read Absolute Pressure, by Sigmud Beouwer was an okay book. This book is about scuba divers. It's intense at points. This book caught my attention most when Ian was in the cage in the water surrounded by sharks. The cage that Ian was in started to sink and a huge shark came closer and closer inside the cage... This book caught my attention but then I found myself dazing away. The suspenseful parts were good. When there was nothing suspenseful it was very boring just reading about peop ...more
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Sep 07, 2012 Lindsay rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book a lot because it was very suspensful and interesting. I liked how there were many turning points in the book and I thought it was interesting to read the vivid descriptions of the character in the deep water. I would definately reccomend this book to a friend.
Aug 03, 2012 Margaret rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It's a kids book - and thus of no interest to me. The library e-book selection didn't make that clear.
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Sigmund is married to songwriter recording artist Cindy Morgan. The couple and their two young daughters divide their time between Red Deer, Alberta and Nashville, Tennessee. He loves going to schools to get kids excited about reading, reaching roughly 80,000 students a year through his Rock&Roll Literacy Show.
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