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Fascinating and easy to read personal account. Full of marvelous information. The author is knowledgable in a variery of scientific subjects. He can be funny, too. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jan Polatschek
Looking at cold temperatures through the lens of intimate historical narratives makes this an interesting read. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lorenzo
Very well researched, but that is both its curse and its blessing. At times it gets so into scientific detail that the reader's eyes (at least this reader's eyes) kind of glaze... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Christopher Griffin
Streever's organization and colorful writing style keep a reader engaged while pouring great gobs of information into his or her brain. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mark Patterson
During a long, snowy, dark, record-breaking cold New England winter, this was just the book to indulge the science nerd in me. Read morePublished 11 months ago by F. Nightengale
Author Bill Streever tells a very informative story in an easy-to-read and enjoyable style. He has written the book in a series of related vignettes. Read morePublished 11 months ago by dave ferree
Read this book a while back and bought this for a friend's Christmas gift. The book takes you on a 'twelve month journey' with stories about how cold affect the body and person as... Read morePublished 13 months ago by J. F. Matthews