Water, Ice & Stone (Paperback)
Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes
Bellevue Literary Press, 9781934137086, 271pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2008
"Nature writing of a very high order . . . a joyride for those who enjoy deep explorations of logic, human frailty and the laws of nature."--San Francisco Chronicle
" Bill Green's] prose rings with the elemental clarity of the ice he knows so well."--PEN committee citation
A classic of contemporary nature writing, this award-winning account of Antarctica is now available for the first time in paperback. A new introduction by the author emphasizes the ecological importance of the continent within the global warming crisis.
Bill Green is a professor of interdisciplinary studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He has been conducting research in Antarctica since 1968.