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Bring Me Sunshine: A Windswept, Rain-Soaked, Sun-Kissed, Snow-Capped Guide To Our Weather

Charlie Connelly

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Abacus
10 September 2013
Weather
We talk about the weather a lot. It exasperates, confounds and on occasion delights us. Our national conversation is dominated by the weather, but how much do we really know about it In BRING ME SUNSHINE Charlie Connelly sets off on the trail of our island obsession.

He breezes through the lives of meteorological eccentrics, geniuses, rainmakers and cloud-busters and brings vividly to life great weather events from history. He sheds light on Britain's weirdest wind, why we have the wettest place in England to thank for the trusty pencil, the debt that umbrella owners owe to Robinson Crusoe and why people once thought firing cannons at clouds was a great idea.

Having adventured round the shipping forecast areas for his bestselling ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING, Connelly is the perfect guide through a m lange of gales, blizzards, mists, heatwaves and the occasional shower of fish. By turns informative, entertaining and hilarious, BRING ME SUNSHINE answers all your weather questions as well as helping you to distinguish your graupel from your petrichor.
By:   Charlie Connelly
Imprint:   Abacus
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Digital original
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   286g
ISBN:   9780349123738
ISBN 10:   034912373X
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   10 September 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

As well as writing bestselling travel books such as ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING and IN SEARCH OF ELVIS, Charlie Connelly is also a broadcaster for Radio 4 and presenter for BBC1's The Holiday Programme.

Reviews for Bring Me Sunshine: A Windswept, Rain-Soaked, Sun-Kissed, Snow-Capped Guide To Our Weather

For fans of Charlie Connelly, things have indeed turned out nice again * Spectator *


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