Aurora: the mysterious northern lights

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Sierra Club Books, Sep 10, 1994 - Fiction - 144 pages
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Popular natural history writer Savage takes readers inside the mystery of the beautiful phenomenon of the aurora borealis, explaining how aurorae happen and how humans have stood in awe and devised whole cosmologies around them since time immemorial. Over 60 photos, 34 in color. Map.

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This slim volume by a Canadian natural history writer is a history of our relationship with the aurora borealis, often called northern lights. Savage begins with how different ancient peoples ... Read full review


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Candace Savage is the author of numerous internationally acclaimed books, including "Beauty Queens," "Cowgirls," "Bird Brains" and "Witch," Her work has been honored by both the American and Canadian Library Associations and the Rachel Carson Institute.

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