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WHY WE SWIM

by | Read by Angie Kane

Contemporary Culture • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Angie Kane captures the immersed and meditative feeling of being in the water as she narrates Bonnie Tsui's memoir/cultural history of swimming. Like meditation, Kane generates a calm and focused awareness. In a smooth, clear voice and a tone of authenticity, Kane propels listeners along Tsui's personal journey--from her parents' introduction at a swimming pool in Hong Kong through her childhood swimming competitions and her first swim in San Francisco Bay in 56-degree water without a wet suit. She interviews other fascinating people as well, Olympic swimmers, long-distance swimmers, and survivors of shipwrecks. Also included are Kim Chambers, who completed the Oceans Seven marathon swim challenge after a serious injury, and U.S. military personnel who taught swimming in Saddam Hussein's swimming pool. A.B. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2020]

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2020

CD ISBN 9781690593195 $49.99 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781690593225 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781690593232 $22.99

 

Library Ed. • Dreamscape • 2020

CD ISBN 9781690593218 $64.99 • Six CDs

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