The secret house: 24 hours in the strange and unexpected world in which we spend our nights and days

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Simon & Schuster, Jan 1, 1988 - Science - 223 pages
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Mysterious, alluring and gripping, The Secret House shows us the world we live in but never see, all the invisible, inaudible life that goes on every minute in our homes. Through miraculous photographic techniques, minute life-forms, electrostatic footprints and more are captured in breathtaking detail. 50 four-color and 34 black-and-white illustrations.

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User Review  - juglicerr - LibraryThing

I don't think that I will recommend this to someone I know who already washes his hands twice before dinner, but if the omnipresence of microbes doesn't freak you out, this is a fascinating book. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - boeflak - LibraryThing

Want to know what's REALLY going on in your home? Trust me - you have no idea. At least you won't until you've read this remarkable book, which provides a behind-the-scenes look at 24 hours in an ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
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DINNER CONTINUES
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David Bodanis is the author of "Electric Universe: The Shocking True Story of Electricity," and the bestselling "The Secret House," A native of Chicago, he lives in London.

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