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11/2/09: The Fallen Sky

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Poet and Nonfiction Writer Christopher Cokinos

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – To say that Utah State English professor Christopher Cokinos' new book is about meteorites is to tell only part of the story. His 8-year quest to learn about space rocks and the people who have studied them took Cokinos from Greenland to Kansas to Antarctica. Along the way though, he says he discovered new things about himself and about home. Monday, our conversation with Christopher Cokinos about his book. It's called "The Fallen Sky: An Intimate History of Shooting Stars." (Rebroadcast)

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