Ms. Adventure by Jess Phoenix audiobook

Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life

By Jess Phoenix

Timber Press 9781643260037

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781665048132

  • ISBN: 9781665048125

  • ISBN: 9781665048149

Runtime: 7.90 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

"Jess Phoenix's work encompasses science and representation in such a delightful melding that it could only come from as spry and playful a soul as hers! Open this book and jump into the volcano!" —Patton Oswalt

As a volcanologist, natural hazards expert, and founder of Blueprint Earth, Jess Phoenix has dedicated her life to scientific exploration. Her career path—hard earned in the male-dominated world of science—has led her into still-flowing Hawaiian lava fields, congressional races, glittering cocktail parties at Manhattan’s elite Explorers Club, and numerous pairs of Caterpillar work boots. It has also inspired her to devote her life to making science more inclusive and accessible.
 
Ms. Adventure skillfully blends personal memoir, daring adventure, and scientific exploration, following Phoenix’s journey from reality television sites deep in Ecuadorian jungles to Andean glaciers, university classrooms to Death Valley in summer. She has even chased down members of a Mexican cartel to retrieve a stolen favorite rock hammer. Readers will delight in her unbelievable adventures, all embarked on for the love of science.


 

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 7.90
Audience: Adult
Language: English