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Air : The Restless Shaper of the World
by William Bryant Logan


Overview - Ignorance of the air is costly. The artist Eva Hesse died of inhaling her fiberglass medium. Thousands were sickened after 9/11 by supposedly "safe" air. The African Sahel suffers drought in part because we fill the air with industrial dusts. With the passionate narrative style and wide-ranging erudition that have made William Bryant Logan's work a touchstone for nature lovers and environmentalists, Air is--like the contents of a bag of seaborne dust that Darwin collected aboard the Beagle --a treasure trove of discovery.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Ignorance of the air is costly. The artist Eva Hesse died of inhaling her fiberglass medium. Thousands were sickened after 9/11 by supposedly "safe" air. The African Sahel suffers drought in part because we fill the air with industrial dusts. With the passionate narrative style and wide-ranging erudition that have made William Bryant Logan's work a touchstone for nature lovers and environmentalists, Air is--like the contents of a bag of seaborne dust that Darwin collected aboard the Beagle--a treasure trove of discovery.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393345391
  • ISBN-10: 0393345394
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: July 2013
  • Page Count: 398
  • Dimensions: 8.21 x 5.57 x 0.99 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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