BOOK REVIEWS TH E ROUGH GUIDE T O WEATHER Robert Henson, 2002, 416 pp., $17.95, paperbound, Rough Guides, ISBN 1-85828-827-4 he title Rough Guide was vaguely familiar to me mate s described have combinations of amazingly fro m seeing others in the series, and I was curi- complex rainfall an d precipitation factors tha t are not Tous about how a boo k on weather would fit. The encountere d at all in the United States. Rough Guide series started as travel books from the Amon g the remarkable features revealed are that United Kingdom in the niche between "heavyweight Khatmandu , Nepal at 4358 ft rarely has been below cultural guides" an d low-budget travel advice. Th e se- freezing; Wellington , New Zealand has gusts over 45 ries includes travel, language, music, and a variety of mp h at least 130 days each year; and Colon, Panama reference books (see www.roughguides.com). Given averages 20 in. of rain in November this background, how would the book fit this niche alone. Two helpful additions to this in the publishing world? guid e would be maps of the cities that are described (although they're The themes given in the introduction
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