Swimming With Diana Nyad

An excerpt from “Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future.”

From the book Thunder & Lightning, by Lauren Redniss. Copyright © 2015 by Lauren Redniss. Reprinted by arrangement with Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.

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About Lauren Redniss

Lauren Redniss is the author of Thunder and Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future (Random House, 2015). She is based in New York, New York.

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