18 Miles: The Epic Drama of Our Atmosphere and Its Weather

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ECW Press
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5.5 X 0.6 X 8.5 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Christopher Dewdney is the award-winning, bestselling author of four books of nonfiction and eleven books of poetry. A four-time nominee for the Governor General's Award, he won the CBC Literary Competition for poetry and has been awarded the Harbourfront Festival Prize. Christopher lives in Toronto, where he teaches writing at York University.


"With wit and a humbling sense of wonder, this is a book that can be shared and appreciated by a wide audience who now religiously check their phones for daily forecasts." -- Publishers Weekly Starred Review

"This terrific, accessible, and exciting read helps us to better understand the aspects of weather and the atmosphere all around us." -- Library Journal Starred Review

"As the author of 11 volumes of poetry, Dewdney brings a distinctive lyrical quality and playful wit to his prose that's missing from most mainstream science books." -- Booklist online

"A brilliant and witty journey into our national obsession." -- The Globe and Mail

"Dewdney has written a complex, entertaining and highly informative book that rivals the information one might find in a college classroom. For anyone interested in the air we breathe, 18 Miles is a great addition to any library." -- Shelf Awareness Newsletter