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The Book of the Moon

Popular Science

By: Rick Stroud

400 pages, illustrations


Hardback | May 2009 | #178773 | ISBN-13: 9780385613866
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About this book

The Book of the Moon is an absorbing, clear account of all things lunar. It is divided up into the following chapters: Facts and Figures; The Astronomers, their Charts, Maps and Instruments; Astronauts and Moon Missions; Gods and Myths; Astrology and Magic; Medicine; and, Miscellany. The author is a moon lunatic and his passion and excitement for his subject shines from every page. Packed with technical detail, with tales of derring do, with drawings and diagrams, "The Book of the Moon" is the essential, definitive book on that most mysterious and fascinating of subjects.

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Rick Stroud is a film and television producer. He lives in London. The Book of the Moon is his first book.

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