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The Sound Book

The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

by Trevor Cox

Hardcover, 331 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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A professor of acoustic engineering provides a tour of the world's most amazing sound phenomena, including creaking glaciers, whispering galleries, stalactite organs, musical roads, humming dunes, seals that sound like alien angels and a Mayan pyramid that chirps like a bird.

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One Man's Quest To Find The 'Sonic Wonders Of The World'

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Sounds Intriguing: The World's Most Interesting Noises

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