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Saving the Daylight: Why We Put the Clocks Forward Hardcover – 3 Oct 2005

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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Granta Books (3 Oct. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1862077967
  • ISBN-13: 978-1862077966
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 13.8 x 3.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,271,428 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Compelling characters and unusual anecdotes inhabit an enjoyable book...I'll never think of seasonal time changes the same way again' -- Brian Fagan, author of The Long Summer.

‘Impressively researched… Not just an enjoyable read but a learning experience with unexpected twists around every corner’ -- Clocks

About the Author

David Prerau has a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is one of the world's foremost experts on daylight saving time. He has authored/co-authored three extensive U. S. Government reports to Congress on DST, and has written two books, Developing and Managing Expert Systems and Worldwide Intelligent Systems.

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By KT on 6 July 2012
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I purchased this book as an aid for a university project, but ended up reading from cover to cover with amusment and fascination. Well written and light hearted, some of the facts are questionable, but this book has now ensured I am a British Summer Time bore!
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