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    Turned Out Nice Again (Hardback) By (author) Richard Mabey

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    DescriptionThis is an exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radi 3: Changing Climates. In his trademark style, Richard Mabey weaves together science, art and memoirs (including his own) to show the weather's impact on our culture and national psyche. He rambles through the myths of Golden Summers and our persistent state of denial about the winter; the Impressionists' love affair with London smog, seasonal affective disorder (SAD - do we all get it?) and the mysteries of storm migraines; herrings falling like hail in Norfolk and Saharan dust reddening south-coast cars; moonbows, dog-suns, fog-mirages and Constable's clouds; the fact that English has more words for rain than Inuit has for snow; the curious eccentricity of country clothing and the mathematical behaviour of umbrella sales. We should never apologise for our obsession with the weather. It is one of the most profound influences on the way we live, and something we all experience in common. No wonder it's the natural subject for a greeting between total strangers: 'Turned out nice again.'


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    Title
    Turned Out Nice Again
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Mabey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 162 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781781250525
    ISBN 10: 1781250529
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BISAC V2.8: NAT036000
    BIC subject category V2: WNWM, 1DBK
    DC23: 551.6941
    Publisher
    Profile Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Profile Books Ltd
    Publication date
    14 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Acclaimed nature writer, Richard Mabey has authored some thirty books including the bestselling plant bible, Flora Britannica, Food for Free, Nature Cure and most recently Weeds: The Story of Outlaw Plants (Profile). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.