Beautiful Swimmers

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Beautiful Swimmers
Beautiful-swimmers.jpg
Cover of first edition, art by Consuelo Hanks
AuthorWilliam W. Warner
LanguageEnglish
GenreNon-fiction
PublisherBack Bay Books
Publication date
1976
Pages304
ISBN0-316-92326-5
OCLC1659680

Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay (1976) is a non-fiction book by William W. Warner about the Chesapeake Bay, blue crabs and watermen. The book takes its name from the generic name of the blue crab, Callinectes, which is Greek for "beautiful swimmer." It won the 1977 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction.[1]

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  1. ^ "Pulitzer Prize Winners: General Non-Fiction" (web). pulitzer.org. Archived from the original on 24 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
  • William W. Warner. Beautiful Swimmers. The Atlantic Monthly Press and Little, Brown Books. 1976. ISBN 0-316-92326-5

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