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Water is the Animal: Fin de Millenaire Reflections of Planet Earth from a Diplomatic Courier

James Burrill Angell

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272 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 0.7in.Rivers are arteries and feeder streams capillaries. Its the same water-based pattern repeated over and over again on the surface of this and other planets where water once flowed. Whether its the thigh of a human leg, or the Andean borne, blood-red, silt-laden waters of the Rio Paraguay flowing across the Pampas of South America, water is the animal!Water is the Animal contains seven years of Cheeveresque journal entries recording the peripatetic existence of a diplomatic courier. From meditations on the cultural and historical legacy of Homo sapiens around the globe, to the present day geopolitical and ecological challenges of over 150 countries, Water is the Animal reveals a perspective of the planet few are given. From the archaeology of Costa Rica, to the genocidal horrors of Rwanda, to the ancient temples and congested cities of South Asia, Water is the Animal reflects on the state of the Earth at the dawn of the new millennium. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595154234

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Title: Water is the Animal: Fin de Millenaire ...

Publisher: Writer's Showcase Press

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Rivers are arteries and feeder streams capillaries. It's the same water-based pattern repeated over and over again on the surface of this and other planets where water once flowed. Whether it's the thigh of a human leg, or the Andean borne, blood-red, silt-laden waters of the Rio Paraguay flowing across the Pampas of South America, water is the animal!Water is the Animal contains seven years of Cheeveresque journal entries recording the peripatetic existence of a diplomatic courier. From meditations on the cultural and historical legacy of Homo sapiens around the globe, to the present day geopolitical and ecological challenges of over 150 countries, Water is the Animal reveals a perspective of the planet few are given. From the archaeology of Costa Rica, to the genocidal horrors of Rwanda, to the ancient temples and congested cities of South Asia, Water is the Animal reflects on the state of the Earth at the dawn of the new millennium.

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James Burrill Angell works as a Foreign Service diplomatic courier out of the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany. Before joining the Foreign Service, he lived in San Francisco and worked for the National Park Service as an interpretive ranger and as an archaeologist.James Burrill Angell received an M.A. in English literature from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in English from the University of Oregon. While posted in Bangkok, Thailand he lectured for the University of Maryland Asian Division. His work has appeared in The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas and The Foreign Service Journal.

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