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Title:
An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist: a memoir
Author:
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
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Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Ecco Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.
Physical Description:
308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 24 cm
Summary:
Famous for his radical new vision of Darwinism, Richard Dawkins paints a colorful, richly textured canvas of his early life from innocent child to charismatic world-famous scientist.
Language:
English
Contents:
Genes and pith helmets -- Camp followers in Kenya -- The land of the lake -- Eagle in the mountains -- Farewell to Africa -- Under Salisbury's spire -- 'And your English summer's done' -- The spire by the Nene -- Dreaming spires -- Learning the trade -- West Coast dreamtime -- Computer fix -- The grammar of behaviour -- The immortal gene -- Looking back down the path.
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ISBN:
9780062225795
Format :
Book

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