Ghost Wave : The Discovery of Cortes Bank and the Biggest Wave on Earth (Hardcover)

Author: Dixon, Chris

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Rising from the depths of the North Pacific lies a fabled island, now submerged just 15 feet below the surface of the ocean. Rumors and warnings about Cortes Bank abound, but among big wave surfers, this legendary rock is famous for one simple (and massive) reason: this is the home of the biggest rideable wave on the face of the earth. In this dramatic work of narrative non-fiction, journalist Chris Dixon unlocks the secrets of Cortes Bank and pulls readers into the harrowing world of big wave surfing and high seas adventure above the most enigmatic and dangerous rock in the sea. The true story of this Everest of the sea will thrill anyone with an abiding curiosity of and respect for mother ocean.


Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Mfg Part# 9780811876285
SKU 220365535
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0811876284
Release Date 10/12/2011
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0256
Publisher Chronicle Books (CA)
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