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CRAIG CHILDS, Apocalyptic Planet

CRAIG CHILDS, Apocalyptic Planet

Producer

Red River Theatres


Venue

Red River Theatres (Concord, NH)


Run Time

1 hour


Craig Childs, the author of more than a dozen critically acclaimed books on nature, science, and adventure, with his new work, Apocalyptic Planet. A mulitmedia presentation is planned.
"In this riveting narrative, Childs makes clear that ours is not a stable planet, that it is prone to sudden, violent natural disasters and extremes of climate. Alternate futures, many not so pretty, are constantly waiting in the wings. Childs refutes the idea of an apocalyptic end to the earth and finds clues to its more inevitable end in some of the most physically challenging places on the globe. He travels from the deserts of Chile, the driest in the world, to the genetic wasteland of central Iowa to the site of the drowned land bridge of the Bering Sea, uncovering the micro-cataclysms that predict the macro: forthcoming ice ages, super-volcanoes, and the conclusion of planetary life cycles. Childs delivers a sensual feast in his descriptions of the natural world and a bounty of unequivocal science that provides us with an unprecedented understanding of our future."
Tickets are $6, or one free with each purchase of Apocalyptic Planet from Gibson's Bookstore.


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