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Windswept

The Story of Wind and Weather

Windswept( )
Author: De Villiers, Marq
ISBN:978-0-8027-1519-7
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:Walker & Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Windswept is the story of humankind's long struggle to understand wind and weather--from the wind gods of ancient times to early discoveries of the dynamics of air movement to high-tech schemes to control hurricanes. Marq de Villiers is equally adept at explaining the science of wind as he is at presenting dramatic personal stories of encounters with gales and storms. We have made great strides in understanding how wind affects weather, but much is left to learn about how...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Weather
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.27 x 8.53 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds
Author Biography
De Villiers, Marq (Author)
Marq De Milliers is the author of six books on travel, exploration, history, & contemporary politics, including "Into Africa: A Journey Through the Ancient Empires" & "White Tribe Dreaming", his award-winning memoir of growing up in South Africa. He lives in Nova Scotia.

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