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Heaven's Breath: A Natural History of the Wind

4.07 of 5 stars 4.07  ·  rating details  ·  41 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by William Morrow & Company (first published 1984)
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Incredibly interesting book about a natural force we take for granted daily. For example: Observation of the behavior of children revealed... that the average number of fights per day doubled when wind speeds crossed the biological threshold above force 6. In one study of general blood vessel disorders, it was found that 50 percent of all myocardial infarctions and strokes occurred when wind was blowing at force 4 or 5 (15-25 miles per hour).
Deliah Adams
Brilliant, Beautiful, captivating, unmissable read but then again, I fell in love with the books of Lyall Watson when I was twelve years' old and stayed in love. I am now fifty-four and occasionally dip into my book bins just to pull out one of his books to fall in love again. What pleasure to read Lyall Watson.
Every time i picked this book up, the air would stir and the town would become animated with swaying branches and drifting leaves. Elemental physiology and mythological philosophy of the strongest force inside of mercury me...
Superb. Everything and anything anyone wanted to know about the wind.
Kevin Stevens
lent this to a friend...Hey P...still have it?
Matthew Bice
Feb 08, 2007 Matthew Bice rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people who like mostly nothing
wind is cool.
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Lyall Watson was a South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, anthropologist, ethologist, and author of many new age books, among the most popular of which is the best seller Supernature. Lyall Watson tried to make sense of natural and supernatural phenomena in biological terms. He is credited with the first published use of the term "hundredth monkey" in his 1979 book, Lifetide. It is a hypoth ...more
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