Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

by Cynthia Barnett

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ISBN-13: 9780804137119
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 04/05/2016
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 351,741
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Cynthia Barnett is an award-winning environmental journalist who has reported on water from the Suwannee River to Singapore. She is the author of two previous books, Mirage and Blue Revolution, a Boston Globe top 10 science book of 2011. She lives in Gainesville, Florida with her husband and children. Visit her website at cynthiabarnett.net.


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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting, entertaining & thought-provoking besides being quite readable & different subject matter. Recommended.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There are not enough stars to rate this book! I’ve always relished the rain, thunderstorms and had no idea what to expect in this book. I was just thoroughly overwhelmed! I had to read it in small steps so as to absorb what the author was saying and sharing. From the birth of planets, the Garden of Eden, all the ancient Rain Gods --- she just doesn’t stop --- the book includes literature, poetry, popular ads – the federal government’s attempts at controlling rain – the making of umbrellas, the rivers, storms – dust storms …. And a tree that grows on nothing but rain….an absolutely breathtaking exquisite history of RAIN, its people and their cultures! "I saw raindrops on my window, joy is like the rain................."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lena walked towards the cage slowly looking him oer
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Andy! (\^~^/)