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Heat: Adventures in The World's Fiery Places

By: Bill Streever

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown: 2013

Seller ID: 241984

ISBN: 0316105333

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A bestselling scientist and nature writer who goes to any extreme to uncover the answers, Bill Streever sets off to find out what heat really means. Let him be your guide and you'll firewalk across hot coals and sweat it out in Death Valley, experience intense fever and fire, learn about the invention of matches and the chemistry of cooking, drink crude oil, and explore thermonuclear weapons and the hottest moment of all time-the big bang. Melting glaciers, warming oceans, forest fires, droughts-it's clear that today's world is getting hotter. But while we know the agony of a sunburn or the co... View more info