The Fallen Sky
Penguin Publishing Group, 2010 - 517 Seiten
In this acclaimed volume, prizewinning poet and nature writer Christopher Cokinos takes us on an epic journey from Antarctica to outer space, weaving together natural history, memoir, and in-depth profiles of amateur researchers, rogue scientists, and stargazing dreamers to tell the riveting tale of how the study of meteorites became a modern science.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - cat-ballou - LibraryThing
So, phew. It took me a while to get through this one. I found it very messy, especially at the beginning. It was as if Cokinos couldn't decide what kind of book he wanted to write. Would it be a ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
THE FALLEN SKY: An Intimate History of Shooting StarsNutzerbericht - Kirkus
Sprawling adventure memoir and natural history of meteorites from Cokinos (English and Creative Writing/Utah State Univ.; Hope Is the Thing With Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds, 2000 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen