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    Cold
    Adventures in the World’s Frozen Places

    by Bill Streever

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    • Language: english
    • ISBN: 9780316042918 (0316042919)
    • Author: Bill Streever
    • Release date: July 22, 2009
    • Format: hardcover, 292 pages
    • Genres: science, travel, history, nature, environment, adventure, animals
    • Awards: San Francisco Book Festival Nominee for Non‐Fiction (Runner-Up) (2010)
    • Publisher: Little Brown and Company

    About The Book

    From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton’s expedition to “The Year Without Summer,” Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold — real, icy, 40-below cold. In July he finds it while taking a dip in a 35-degree Arctic swimming hole; in September while excavating our planet’s ancient and not so ancient ice ages; and in October while exploring hibernation habits in animals, from humans to wood frogs to bears.

    A scientist whose passion for cold runs red hot, Streever is a wondrous guide: he conjures woolly mammoth carcasses and the ice-age Clovis tribe from melting glaciers, and he evokes blizzards so wild readers may freeze — limb by vicarious limb.

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