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November 15, 2018

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    • Dates: November 15, 2018
    • Location: Redfield Auditorium
    • Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Presents author Jonathan White who will discuss his recent book “Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean” on August 3, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. After nearly losing his 65’ wooden schooner in a large Alaskan tide, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White vowed to understand the tide. He knew the moon had something to do with it, but what exactly? He read a book, then two. Ten years later, he had read three hundred books and criss-crossed the seven seas to see the largest, fastest, scariest, and most amazing tides in the world. With photographs, stories, and short readings, Jonathan takes his audiences on an enthralling journey into the surprising and poetic workings of the tide. Sponsored by the Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.

    About the Author Jonathan White has written for the Christian Science Monitor, Sierra, The Sun, Surfer’s Journal, Orion, and other publications.  His first book, Talking on the Water (Sierra Club Books), is a collection of interviews exploring our relationship with nature.  White is an active marine conservationist, holds an MFA in creative nonfiction, and lives with his wife and son on a small island in Washington State.