Book Download The Girl of the Sea of Cortez by Peter Benchley

Book Download The Girl of the Sea of Cortez by Peter Benchley

The Girl of the Sea of Cortez

On an island in the Gulf of California, an intrepid young woman named Paloma carries a special legacy from her father a deep understanding of the sea and a sixth sense about the need to protect it.Every day, Paloma paddles her tiny boat into the ocean and anchors over a seamount a submerged volcanic peak sixty feet underwater that is clustered with spectacular sea animals On an island in the Gulf of California, an intrepid young woman named Paloma carries a special legacy from her father a deep understanding of the sea and a sixth sense about the need to protect it.Every day, Paloma paddles her tiny boat into the ocean and anchors over a seamount a submerged volcanic peak sixty feet underwater that is clustered with spectacular sea animals and a wondrous web of marine life.It is there that an astonishing event takes place, when on one of her dives Paloma is shadowed by a manta ray an animal so large it blocks the sun She develops an extraordinary relationship with this luminous, gentle creature, but instinctively knows its existence is a secret she must fiercely protect.Benchley s novel paints a poignant picture of humanity s precarious relationship with the ocean, which unfolds alongside a heartrending story of familial bonds, often revealing that the ignorance of man is far dangerous than the sea Full of beauty, danger, and adventure, The Girl of the Sea of Cortez is triumphant a novel to fall in love with

Title : The Girl of the Sea of Cortez
Author :  Peter Benchley
Language : English
Isbn : 0233974636
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