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Caesar's Last Breath

Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

by Sam Kean

Hardcover, 384 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $28 |

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Caesar's Last Breath
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Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us
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Sam Kean

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A round-the-globe journey through the periodic table explains how the air people breathe reflects the world's history, tracing the origins and ingredients of the atmosphere to explain air's role in reshaping continents, steering human progress, and powering revolutions.