Make fast your mooring lines, THE WAVE by Susan Casey is a wild ride. Sometimes frightening, always fascinating, it is a completely engrossing look into the world of big waves. Freak, or rogue, waves measuring one hundred feet tall have long been the stuff of legend, but with new technology the existence of these giant waves has been confirmed. Casey immerses herself in the hunt for these waves as she not only follows big wave surfers as they journey around the globe seeking a monster ride but also joins scientists searching for the cause of the damaging giants. With engaging prose, Casey takes us to places few of us will ever go. The beauty and skill of extreme surfers and the dedication and ingenuity of the scientists who devote their lives to understanding our changing planet combine for a captivating read.
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