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Nature's Chaos, Eliot Porter, James Gleick

Author:    Eliot Porter, James Gleick

Title:   Nature's Chaos

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Little, Brown October 2001

ISBN Number:    0316609420 / 9780316609425

Seller ID:   112856

Pristine copy.

An Eighth Day View:

The essence of the earth's beauty lies in chaos, in the disorder of grasses strewn in a meadow, the blotching of green lichen on a tree trunk. Eliot Porter's photographs of the natural world, spanning thirty-five years and five continents -- from an Antarctic ice floe to an American desert to an Icelandic lava field -- reveal in mesmerizing ways what scientists are beginning to see for themselves: the patterns, relations, and interactions present in nature's disorder and wildness. This is the perfect marriage of image and text -- brilliant full-color photographs by the preeminent nature photographer of his generation together with an illuminating essay by the widely praised author of Chaos.

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