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Raymo, Chet

Overview
Works: 64 works in 259 publications in 12 languages and 9,927 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  History  Miscellanea  Popular works  Meditations  Bildungsromans  Romance fiction  Interviews  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of screenplay
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Most widely held works by Chet Raymo
Skeptics and true believers : the exhilarating connection between science and religion by Chet Raymo( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years ago, noted science teacher and writer Chet Raymo embarked upon his own quest to reconcile the miracle stories he learned as a child with the science he learned as an adult. Skeptics and True Believers is the culmination of that search. Acknowledging that the scientific and the spiritual communities are increasingly split, Raymo builds strong bridges between them. He illustrates his argument with thought-provoking stories offering compelling evidence that religion should embrace the reliable knowledge of the world that science provides, while science should respect and nourish humankind's need for spiritual sustenance. For anyone drawn to reflect on life's meaning and purpose, Chet Raymo's uncompromising skepticism and reverence for mystery will affirm and inspire. - Back cover
365 starry nights : an introduction to astronomy for every night of the year by Chet Raymo( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

365 Starry Nights is a unique and fascinating introduction to astronomy designed to give you a complete, clear picture of the sky every night of the year. Divided into 365 concise, illustrated essays, it focuses on the aesthetic as well as the scientific aspects of stargazing. It offers the most up-to-date information available, with hundreds of charts, drawings, and maps-that take you beyond the visible canopy of stars and constellations into the unseen realm of nebulae and galaxies. This simple yet substantial text is full of critical information and helpful hints on how to observe the stars; describe their position; calculate their age, brightness, and distance; and much more. Whether you observe the sky with a telescope or the naked eye, 365 Starry Nights makes the infinite intimate and brings the heavens within your grasp. Keep this invaluable, informative guide close at hand, and you'll find that the sky is the limit 365 nights a year
An intimate look at the night sky by Chet Raymo( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty-four star maps that show what can be seen with the naked eye on clear nights in the Northern Hemisphere in each season of the year, with details and tips on identifying stars, planets, and constellations; and includes essays that celebrate the night sky through science, history, mythology, and religion
The soul of the night : an astronomical pilgrimage by Chet Raymo( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dork of Cork by Chet Raymo( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now, years later, Frank is about to become a literary celebrity, as the author of a personal memoir that is also a meditation on beauty and brokenness, love and unaccountable hurt. His move from the dark isolation of his deformity into the glare of public acclaim is colored by his poignant past as a lonely boy who marks the days of his growing up with lunar eclipses, meteor showers, and the visitations of comets. As his story unfolds, we discover the secrets of Bernadette's tragic childhood in Nazi-occupied France; her erotic and self-destructive relationships with the three men who were smitten by her beauty, and who in turn shaped her son's life; young Frank's enduring passion for a woman he believes to be as unreachable as the stars; and the green, misty essence of Ireland itself, where miracles just might be possible
Written in stone : a geological and natural history of the northeastern United States by Chet Raymo( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the geological time changes that shaped the land from Maine to New Jersey
Honey from stone : a naturalist's search for God by Chet Raymo( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist, inspired by his natural surroundings on the Dingle Peninsula in western Ireland, describes his spiritual quest in the format of a Book of Hours
The virgin and the mousetrap : essays in search of the soul of science by Chet Raymo( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this collection attempt to frame a broad humanist context for various current and historical scientific topics. Subjects range from an astronomical interpretation of Van Gogh's Starry Night to popular misconceptions about Neanderthal humans to the risk factors that are inherent in the development of any new technology.--Editorial review
The crust of our earth : an armchair traveler's guide to the new geology by Chet Raymo( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dork of Cork by Chet Raymo( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Bois is 43 years old and 43 inches tall, but his yearnings are as wide and deep as the night sky he contemplates from his rooftop in Cork, Ireland. The Dork of Cork is his story, a fictional autobiography that captures the emotions of the listener from its provocative opening line to its surprising, but touching, ending. With intelligence and vision that rise far above his diminutive size, Frank shares his engaging meditations on beauty: in the stars, in lovely and unattainable women, and even in mathematics
In the falcon's claw : a novel of the year 1000 by Chet Raymo( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aileran, der Abt eines irischen Klosters, wird wegen seiner toleranten Haltung der Ketzerei beschuldigt und nach Rom befohlen. Papst Sylvester II., sein alter Jugendfreund, muss sich nun zwischen Freundschaft und kirchlichem Dogma entscheiden. - Historischer Roman
Valentine : a love story by Chet Raymo( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little is known about Valentine, whose name symbolizes romantic love. Chet Raymo draws on the tradition that Valentine was a physician in love with the blind Julia to thread his way through the fabric of romance while illuminating the world of the Roman Empire of Claudius II-a time when Christian deaths provided public entertainment. The ideas in Valentine are startlingly relevant to our own times: globalization vs. fundamentalism, reason vs. superstition, and the power of love
Biography of a planet : geology, astronomy, and the evolution of life on earth by Chet Raymo( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of life on earth from its stardust beginning to man's flight back to the stars
Natural prayers by Chet Raymo( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... meditations inspired by mindfulness to the natural world, unfolding during the course of a year, following the seasons of sun and moon."--Jacket
Readings & conversations : reading by Chet Raymo ; conversation with Scott Russell Sanders by Chet Raymo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer and naturalist Chet Raymo teaches physics and astronomy at Stonehill College in Massachusetts and writes a science column for the Boston Globe. Here Mr. Raymo reads from his works followed by an interview with author Scott Russell Sanders
The virgin and the mousetrap by Chet Raymo( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in Undetermined and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climbing Brandon : science and faith on Ireland's holy mountain by Chet Raymo( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rich celebration of Ireland's Mount Brandon--used for centuries by pilgrims in search of spiritual enlightenment--Raymo constructs a lens through which to view the modern conflicts between science and religion
The path : a one-mile walk through the universe by Chet Raymo( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost forty years, Chet Raymo has walked a one-mile path from his house to the college where he taught, chronicling the universe he has found through observing every detail of his route with a scientist's curiosity, a historian's respect for the past, and a child's capacity for wonder. With each step, the landscape he traversed became richer, suggesting deeper and deeper aspects of astronomy, history, biology, and literature, and making the path universal in scope. His insights inspire us to turn out local paths'whether through cities, suburbs, or rural areas'into portals to greater understanding of our interconnectedness with nature and history
A geologic and topographic profile of the United States along interstate 80 by Chet Raymo( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuan yue yu zhou de yi li lu by Rui Mo( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Skeptics and true believers : the exhilarating connection between science and religion
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365 starry nights : an introduction to astronomy for every night of the yearAn intimate look at the night skyThe soul of the night : an astronomical pilgrimageThe dork of CorkWritten in stone : a geological and natural history of the northeastern United StatesHoney from stone : a naturalist's search for GodIn the falcon's claw : a novel of the year 1000Valentine : a love story
Alternative Names
Chet Raymo Amerikaans schrijver

Chet Raymo amerikansk författare

Chet Raymo amerikansk skribent

Chet Raymo écrivain américain

Chet Raymo escriptor estatunidenc

Chet Raymo escritor estadounidense

Chet Raymo scriitor american

Chet Raymo scrittore e docente statunitense

Chet Raymo usona verkisto

Chet Raymo yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

레이모, 체트 1936-

레이모, 쳇 1936-

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