The Pluto Files
The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
ISBN10: 0393337324 ISBN13: 9780393337327 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Dec 7 2009 Pages: 194 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Traces the history of Pluto and the recent debate over its planethood, citing its entrenchment in America's cultural and patriotic view of the cosmos to explain its considerable popularity and the reasons behind why so many people campaigned for the preservation of its status. Reprint. A best-selling BOMC selection.