Jonathan traveled the world researching and writing this book – and he’s got amazing stories to tell!


Jonathan enjoys speaking to audiences of all kinds. He has given talks and keynote presentations at museums, aquariums, yacht clubs, government institutions, book clubs, writing conferences, grade schools, bookstores, and universities. Examples include the Seattle Center for Wooden Boats, the SeaDoc Society, the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative, The Evergreen State College, Orcas Island High School, and the Padilla Bay Marine Reserve. Sailors, surfers, fishers, divers, kayakers, and beachcombers all know the importance of time and tide, but most people don’t know how complex and poetic the phenomenon is. How do you explain, for example, that the tide is twenty-eight feet on the west side of Panama and only ten inches on the east side? Or that some places see one tide a day, while others see two or even six tides a day? What’s a double high tide, or a double low tide? These are among the topics Jonathan has fun describing, illustrated with photographs and stories — and always in simple, accessible language that emphasizes the tide’s mystery and beauty.


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november 2017

3novnov 36:30 pmdec 31- 1:00 amKetchikan Library - Ketchikan, AK - Co-Sponsored with Parnassus BookstorePresentation (Open to the Public)

6novnov 66:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 amOld Harbor Books - Sitka, AKPresentation (Open to the Public)

7novnov 77:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 amJuneau Public Library (Downtown Branch) - Juneau, AK - Co-Sponsored with Hearthside BooksPresentation (Open to the Public)

8novnov 84:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 amFireside Books - Palmer, AKBooksigning

8novnov 86:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 amTurkey Red - Palmer, AKTicketed Dinner & Presentation

9novnov 97:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 am49 Writers - Anchorage, AKReading and Craft Talk Presentation

10novnov 107:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 amKPC Lecture Series - Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus - Homer, AKPresentation (Open to the Public)

11novnov 111:00 pmdec 31- 1:00 amUniversity of Alaska Bookstore - Anchorage, AKPresentation (Open to the Public)

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