One Square Inch of Silence One Man's Quest to Preserve Quiet

ISBN-10: 1416559108
ISBN-13: 9781416559108
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 3/2/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Gordon Hemptonis an acoustic ecologist and Emmy Award-winning sound recordist. His work has been recognized by the Charles A. Lindbergh Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. His sound portraits have been featured inPeoplemagazine; in a national PBS television documentary, "Vanishing Dawn Chorus," which earned him an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Individual Achievement"; and in his new audio series, "Environmental Sound Portraits." He lives in Port Angeles, Washington.

John Grosmannhas been a freelance writer of magazine articles and books for nearly all of his working career. His work has appeared inAudubon,Esquire,National Geographic Traveler,The New York Times Magazine,Outside,Parade,Saveur,Smithsonian,Sports Illustrated, andUSA Weekend, among other publications. He lives in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.

Prologue Sounds of Silence
Silent Thunder
The Quiet Path
Hitting the Road
Urban Wilderness
Endangered Quiet Beauty
The Earth Exposed
The Rocky Road to Quietude
Nature's Symphony in Decline
Interlude
Toxic Noise
Seeking Muir's Music
Hundred-Mile Walk to Washington
Washington, D.C.
Epilogue Echoes
Correspondence with James Fallows
Indianapolis Noise Profiles
Kempthorne Letter
FAA Map of the Continental United States
Sonic EKG of America
Your Personal Quest for Quiet: A Mini-User's Manual
Acknowledgments
Index

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