Bill Streever's And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving PDF

By Bill Streever

ISBN-10: 0316410578

ISBN-13: 9780316410571

ISBN-10: 0316410608

ISBN-13: 9780316410601

A exciting exploration of the technological know-how and heritage of wind from the bestselling writer of Cold.

Scientist and bestselling nature author invoice Streever is going to any severe to discover wind--the winds that equipped empires, the storms that ruin them--by touring during it. Narrating from a fifty-year-old sailboat, Streever leads readers in the course of the world's first forecasts, Chaos thought, and a destiny tormented by weather swap. alongside the way in which, he stocks tales of wind-riding spiders, wind-sculpted landscapes, wind-generated energy, wind-tossed airplanes, and the uncomfortable interactions among wind and wars, drawing from usual technology, historical past, company, go back and forth, in addition to from his personal travels.

AND quickly I HEARD A ROARING WIND is an easy own narrative that includes the willing observations, medical rigor, and whimsy that readers love. you are going to by no means see a breeze within the similar gentle again.

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