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Waterlog A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain

Biography / Memoir
By: Roger Deakin(Author)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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  • Waterlog ISBN: 9780099282556 Paperback Mar 2009 Usually dispatched within 48 hours
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  • Waterlog ISBN: 9780701166526 Hardback May 1999 Out of Print #103673
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Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. The result a uniquely personal view of an island race and a people with a deep affinity for water. From the sea, from rock pools, from rivers and streams, tarns, lakes, lochs, ponds, lidos, swimming pools and spas, from fens, dykes, moats, aqueducts, waterfalls, flooded quarries, even canals, Deakin gains a fascinating perspective on modern Britain. Detained by water bailiffs in Winchester, intercepted in the Fowey estuary by coastguards, mistaken for a suicude on Camber sands, confronting the Corryvreckan whirlpool in the Hebrides, he discovers just how much of an outsider the native swimmer is to his landlocked, fully-dressed fellow citizens. Encompassing cultural history, autobiography, travel writing and atural history, Waterlog isa personal journey, a bold assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam, and an unforgettable celebration of the magic of water.

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Biography / Memoir
By: Roger Deakin(Author)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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