In this enigmatic follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut novel The Cuts That Cure, Arthur Herbert returns to the Texas-Mexico border with this saga of a small town's bloody loss of innocence. Amoret, Texas, 1982. Life along the border is harsh, but in a world where cultures work together to carve a living from the desert landscape, Blaine Beckett lives a life of isolation. A transplanted Boston intellectual, for 20 years locals have viewed him...
Witty, imaginative coverage of metrology-concepts of weight, length, volume, temperature, time, nuclear radiation, thermal power, light, pressure, much more. Nontechnical.