The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world--sand--and the crucial role it plays in our lives.After water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other--even more than oil. Every concrete building and paved road on Earth, every computer screen and silicon chip, is made from sand. From Egypt's pyramids to the Hubble t...
|Title||:||The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization|
|Number of Pages||:||294 pages|
The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization Reviews
A most excellent book filled with fascinating information about a topic I assume most of us know nothing about.