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Take me to the source : in search of water

Author: Rupert Wright
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colourless, tasteless, odourless, ageless: water is both the simplest thing on earth and the most complex." -- BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Wright
ISBN: 9781846550713 1846550718
OCLC Number: 225445147
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 276 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Rupert Wright.

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Water is both the simplest thing on earth and the most complex. This book sets out to discover why water plays such an important role in history, culture, art and literature. It penetrates to the  Read more...

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"A cultural, historical and contemporary tour de force." "Daily Mail" on "Notes from the Languedoc""

 
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