Thorndike Press

Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

  • Lynne Cox
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  • ISBN-10: 1410494640
  • ISBN-13: 9781410494641
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: .90 lbs ( .41 kgs)
  • 280 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released November 2016

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete Lynne Cox comes a powerful book about super athleticism and human frailty, about invincibility and the sudden (mind-altering) repercussions of illness, and about the triumph of spirit, surrender, and love.


Customer Reviews

“Inspiring and engaging. . . . A feel-good nonfiction beach read for the athletic and nonathletic alike.”

— Library Journal (starred)

“Cox brings both the unique perspective of an athlete who spent a lifetime exploring her physical limits and the determination of someone who braved painful research into the body’s ability to survive the cold. Her journey here proves the strength of her heart.”

— Booklist (starred)

“Vivid . . . Straightforward and intimate . . . This satisfying journey through a world-class athlete’s heart-centered crisis is a warm tale of recovery and even finding love.”

— Publishers Weekly