One square inch of silence : one man's search for natural silence in a noisy world

by Gordon Hempton

Other authorsJohn Grossmann (Author)
Paperback, 2009

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New York : Free Press, 2009.

Description

Emmy-winning acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton's trek across the United States to find and record the soothing sounds of nature.

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"What this world needs is some peace and quiet" -- this I have long believed and so, with a passion, does Gordon Hempton. Here he meticulously documents an attempted cross-USA nature journey, armed with a dBA meter. More power to him in his efforts to be a present-day John Muir and Rachel Carson with respect to noise pollution. And may he have many emulators.… (more)

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