Points of Light: Curious Essays on Science, Nature, and Other Wonders Along the Pacific Coast

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Hidden River
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.43 inches | 0.62 pounds

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About the Author
Cameron Walker is a California-based writer whose essays focus on science, nature and life at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Her essays have won awards from The American Society of Journalists & Authors and The American Institute of Physics. She studied science writing at UC Santa Cruz and received an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop.

"To see the world through Cameron Walker's eyes is to see the beauty, grace, and humor in everyday life. In this delightful collection, she reflects on subjects ranging from snails to chess to parenting to procrastination, finding the extraordinary in the ordinary and reminding us of the endless wonders at hand." - Michelle Nijhuis, author of Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction

"I'm in love with Cameron Walker's gorgeous essays. Her astute observations reflect universal truths and illuminate the simple joys of being alive. These essays give the reader a feeling of being at home in this wondrous world." Christie Aschwanden, award-winning science journalist and author of Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery.

Points of Lights enlightens with thoughtful research, illuminating the mysteries---of the stars, what it means to be submerged in yourself, or in the sea, from which angle to look at the world. In her incandescent essay collection, Cameron Walker catapults us into the universe and then returns us---in awe, changed, yet more of ourselves than ever before. Points of Lights breaks through the obscure dark of being human." -- Abbigail Nguyen Rosewood, author of Constellations of Eve