The author of Dirt and Oak brings to life this quickest, most sustaining, most communicative element of the earth.
“A gorgeous edition” (Boston Globe) of Thoreau’s classic work, enhanced with an illuminating essay and beautiful watercolors.
“Excellent. . . . Tucker’s chronicle of the world of 17th-century science in London and Paris is fascinating.”—The Economist
"This beautifully written book has the verve of an adventure story." —Wall Street Journal
The book—companion to a PBS series—that proves humans are causing global warming and offers a path to the future.