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The Selected Book

Archive of Previous Years' UCSB Reads

UCSB Reads

Author DONOVAN HOHN here on campus!

Monday, March 5, 2012 @ 8:00pm, Campbell Hall

Free admission

UCSB Arts & Lectures

This year's Reads selection is Moby-Duck: the true story of 28,800 bath toys lost at sea, and of the beachcombers, oceanographers, environmentalists, and fools-- including the author-- who went in search of them   by Donovan Hohn

On NPR's Best Books of 2011 top-five list!!!


New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2011


NOTE: This map is an oversimplification of ocean currents and features in the Pacific Ocean. There are numerous factors that affect the location, size, and strength of all of these features throughout the year, including seasonality and El Nino/La Nina. Depicting that on a static map is very difficult.
Source:  NOAA's National Ocean Service:

The route of the bath toys since the spill in 1992

 Source: Wikimedia Commons


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