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One Square Inch of Silence

One Man's Search for Natural Silence in a Noisy World

One Square Inch of Silence( )
Author: Hempton, Gordon
Grossmann, John
ISBN:978-1-4165-5982-5
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Ebook
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In the visionary tradition of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, One Square Inch of Silence alerts us to beauty that we take for granted and sounds an urgent environmental alarm. Natural silence is our nation's fastest-disappearing resource, warns Emmy-winning acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton, who has made it his mission to record and preserve it in all its variety--before these soul-soothing terrestrial soundscapes vanish completely in the ever-rising din of man-made noise....
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Pages:272



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