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The Secret Life of Snow: The science and the stories behind nature's greatest wonder

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The Secret Life of Snow: The science and the stories behind nature's greatest wonder - Whittell, Giles
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**The Financial Times' Travel Book of the Year 2018** How many snowflakes does it take to build a snowman? Where is the snowiest place on Earth? When will the last snowflake fall? Snow has a lot in common with religion. It comes from heaven. It changes everything. It creates an alternative reality and brings on irrational behaviour in humans. But unlike most religions, snow has never had a bible, until now. Giles Whittell, a passionate snow enthusiast, takes the reader on a quest through centuries and continents to reveal ...

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The Secret Life of Snow: The science and the stories behind nature's greatest wonder 2019, Short Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781780724072

Mass-market paperback