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Jonathan Waldman

Autor(a) de Rust : the longest war

2 Works 261 Membros 11 Reviews

About the Author

Jonathan Waldman studied writing at Dartmouth and Boston University's Knight Center for Science journalism and worked in print, radio, and TV before landing in books. His first book, Rust: The Longest War, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and winner of a Colorado Book Award. He mostrar mais has been a Ted Scripps Fellow and an Alicia Patterson Fellow. His writing has otherwise appeared in the New York Times and McSweeney's. mostrar menos

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Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Waldman, Jonny
Data de nascimento
20th Century
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Washington, D.C., USA
Educação
Dartmouth (writing)
Boston University Knight Center for Science Journalism
University of Colorado (Ted Scripps Fellow, environmental journalism)
Ocupação
Journalist
Premiações
Ted Scripps Fellow
Agente
Richard Morris (Janklow & Nesbit)
Pequena biografia
Jonathan Waldman has written for Outside, The Washington Post, and McSweeney's, and has also worked as a forklift driver, arborist, summer camp director, sticker salesman, and cook. He grew up in Washington, DC, studied writing at Dartmouth and Boston University's Knight Center for Science and Journalism, and was recently a Ted Scripps Fellow in environmental journalism at the University of Colorado. [from Rust, 2015]

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I've got to find more books by this guy. He made rust interesting.
 
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dhenn31 | outras 9 resenhas | Jan 24, 2024 |
This is a wonderful book! You don't need a science background to enjoy this look at rust. The author takes a number of different viewpoints on it and all were fascinating!

The first chapter covers the restoration of the Statue of Liberty and I were creating a course pack for a general chemistry class that including electrochemistry, I would want to include this chapter. Electrochemistry is one of my weakest areas as a general chemistry instructor and the author presented it in an easy-to-read and understand way that I found to be very useful.

Another chapter covered cans- primarily aluminum cans. I learned that creating aluminum cans is an extremely engineered process. Heck, there's even a can school! How cool is that?

Another chapter looks at rust from an artist's viewpoint.

Anyway, read this book.
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alan_chem | outras 9 resenhas | Feb 28, 2023 |
Pretty interesting book on the titular topic. It was eye opening how much rust and corrosion effects society, in a sneaky, under the radar way. The chapter on soda cans was fascinating. Environmental issues were not touched on at all which I felt was a missed opportunity. There is some science, but for the most part the author writes as a layman, and even displays a droll sense of humor, which was fun, Worthwhile read.
 
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usuallee | outras 9 resenhas | Oct 7, 2021 |
A reasonably riveting read. It ambles leisurely and changes focus from history to science onto art and engineering and it serves the subject matter well. Previous interest in rust not a prerequisite to enjoying this book.
 
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Paul_S | outras 9 resenhas | Dec 23, 2020 |

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Obras
2
Membros
261
Popularidade
#88,099
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Resenhas
11
ISBNs
16

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