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 Review

Nutzerbericht  - 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 Stars

Nutzerbericht  - 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

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Über den Autor (2010)

Christopher Cokinos is an award-winning writer and poet, and a professor of English at Utah State University. He has received the Whiting Writers' Award, the Glasgow Prize for an emerging writer in nonfiction, and the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.

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