Water, Ice & Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes
“Nature writing of a very high order . . . a joyride for those who enjoy deep explorations of logic, human frailty and the laws of nature.”â€”San Francisco Chronicle
“[Bill Green’s] prose rings with the elemental clarity of the ice he knows so well.”â€”PEN committee citation
A classic of contemporary nature writing, this award-winning account of Antarctica is now availabl
The story is mostly science and poe ...more
Some technical material (periodic table, geologic time line) is inclu ...more
2008 ed. of a 1995 non-fiction book. Bill Green is a field scientist who travelled to Antarctica to do research. Much more than a straight "science" book, this is part travelog, part science journal, and part philosophical musings of the wonders of nature.