Why We Swim

Written By Bonnie Tsui
Why We Swim
  • Publsiher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 14 April 2020
  • ISBN : 1643750518
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or read book entitled Why We Swim by author: Bonnie Tsui which was release on 14 April 2020 and published by Algonquin Books with total page 288 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020 A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle * San Francisco Chronicle A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book Concierge * Washington Independent Review of Books “A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water. I was enchanted by this book." —Rebecca Skloot, bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks An immersive, unforgettable, and eye-opening perspective on swimming—and on human behavior itself. We swim in freezing Arctic waters and piranha-infested rivers to test our limits. We swim for pleasure, for exercise, for healing. But humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be taught. Our evolutionary ancestors learned for survival; now, in the twenty-first century, swimming is one of the most popular activities in the world. Why We Swim is propelled by stories of Olympic champions, a Baghdad swim club that meets in Saddam Hussein’s palace pool, modern-day Japanese samurai swimmers, and even an Icelandic fisherman who improbably survives a wintry six-hour swim after a shipwreck. New York Times contributor Bonnie Tsui, a swimmer herself, dives into the deep, from the San Francisco Bay to the South China Sea, investigating what it is about water that seduces us, despite its dangers, and why we come back to it again and again.

Why We Swim

Why We Swim
  • Author : Bonnie Tsui
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020 A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle * San Francisco Chronicle A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book Concierge * Washington Independent Review of Books “A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water. I was enchanted by this book." —Rebecca Skloot, bestselling author ...

Where We Swim

Where We Swim
  • Author : Ingrid Horrocks
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : 'I'd wanted to remember why it was we swam in the first place - to remember the pleasure of immersing in an element other than air.' Ingrid Horrocks had few aspirations to swimming mastery, but she had always loved being in the water. She set out on a solo ...

Places We Swim

Places We Swim
  • Author : Dillon Seitchik-Reardon,Caroline Clements
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-09-20
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : From lap pools to ocean pools, rockpools to hot springs, Places We Swim covers the breadth of Australia, bringing you the 60 best places to swim, dive, jump, paddle and float around the country. You'll discover just what makes each swimming spot unique, learn the best time to go, gain some ...

Why We Swim

Why We Swim
  • Author : Bonnie Tsui
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-04-16
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : 'An enthusiastic and thoughtful work' The New York Times 'A beautifully written love letter to water and a fascinating story. I was enchanted' Rebecca Skloot, bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Take a dive into the deep with writer and swimmer Bonnie Tsui and discover what it ...

Swim

Swim
  • Author : Lynn Sherr
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2012-04-03
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Swim is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It’s an inquiry into why we swim—the lure, the hold, the timeless magic of being in the water. It’s a look at how swimming has changed over the millennia, how this ancient activity ...

Become Better At Swimming

Become Better At Swimming
  • Author : Kaylee Allen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-12-09
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : An immersive, unforgettable, and eye-opening perspective on swimming-and on human behavior itself. We swim in freezing Arctic waters and piranha-infested rivers to test our limits. We swim for pleasure, for exercise, for healing. But humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be ...

The Complete Immersion Swimming Revolutionary Way to Swim Better and Faster

The Complete Immersion Swimming Revolutionary Way to Swim Better and Faster
  • Author : Varda Toussaint
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-05
  • Total pages : 56
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : An immersive, unforgettable, and eye-opening perspective on swimming-and on human behavior itself. We swim in freezing Arctic waters and piranha-infested rivers to test our limits. We swim for pleasure, for exercise, for healing. But humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be ...

Where We Swim

Where We Swim
  • Author : Ingrid Horrocks
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : The question didn't seem to be so much why we swim, as where and how we swim, and with whom. Also, where we fail to swim, water threatening to flood our lungs or the lungs of others, as well as where we rise and float. Ingrid Horrocks had few aspirations ...

Swim Wild

Swim Wild
  • Author : Jack Hudson,Calum Hudson,Robbie Hudson
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-04-19
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Live a more creative, content and fulfilled life by reconnecting with nature. Brothers Jack, Calum and Robbie have been swimming together their whole lives, and have never lost the sense of wonder, excitement and relief that getting in open water brings. In this book, we learn about their swimming feats, ...

Swim

Swim
  • Author : Walter Bond
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : A fascinating story about the power of networking, connection, and mentorship Written as an engaging parable, Swim! How a Shark, a Suckerfish, and a Parasite Teach You Leadership, Mentoring, and Next Level Success brings to life real-world challenges (and their solutions) and presents them in simple, yet powerful terms. The ...

Learning to Swim for Real

Learning to Swim for Real
  • Author : Bruno Balestrini
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-02-02
  • Total pages : 61
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Swimming is something extremely relaxing and pleasant to do, but a lot of people has difficult to swim, because we are used to dislocate ourselves in solid surfaces and when we swim, we dislocate ourselves in fluids. That is why learning to swim is not something intuitive.In this book ...

Swimmer

Swimmer
  • Author : Harriet May Savitz
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2005-01
  • Total pages : 100
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Skip loves swimming in the ocean. It's the perfect place to sort things out. Since his father moved away, he and his mom have been taking care of their big old boardinghouse alone. A whole summer of changing light bulbs and running errands for the tourists. Then skip meets swimmer. ...

Why We Cook

Why We Cook
  • Author : Lindsay Gardner
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Join the conversation… With more than one hundred women restaurants, activists, food writers, professional chefs, and home cooks- all of whom are changing the world of food. Featuring essays, profiles, recipes, and more, Why We Cook is curated and illustrated by the author and artist Lindsey Gardner, whose visual storytelling ...

Theorizing Digital Cultures

Theorizing Digital Cultures
  • Author : Grant D. Bollmer
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Explaining how digital media affect identities, bodies, social relations, artistic practices and the environment, this book helps students understand the key theoretical approaches in the field....

That S Why We Call Her Mommy

That   S Why We Call Her Mommy
  • Author : Kristy M Wright
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Total pages : 24
  • ISBN : 1643750518
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Summary : Thats why we call her mommy, is a story about why someone is called Mommy. It describes how and why it is a term of endearment rather than a title. To have a mommy, doesnt only mean having a birth mom. It can include foster moms, adoptive moms, step moms, ...