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Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History

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Publisher Comments:

From his bestseller Wonderful Life to his splendid essays on endlessly interesting variations of evolution, Gould has raised the art of scientific writing to new heights. "Whether his topic is typewriter design, the technical triumph of Voyager or Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak, Gould holds our attention".--Publishers Weekly. Photos and drawings.

Synopsis:

"Provocative and delightfully discursive essays on natural history. . . . Gould is the Stan Musial of essay writing. He can work himself into a corkscrew of ideas and improbable allusions paragraph after paragraph and then, uncoiling, hit it with such power that his fans know they are experiencing the game of essay writing at its best."--John Noble Wilford, New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393308570
Author:
Gould, Stephen Jay
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Gould, Stephen Jay
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 513-524)
Series Volume:
111
Publication Date:
19920431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 x 1 in 1.035 lb

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"Synopsis" by , "Provocative and delightfully discursive essays on natural history. . . . Gould is the Stan Musial of essay writing. He can work himself into a corkscrew of ideas and improbable allusions paragraph after paragraph and then, uncoiling, hit it with such power that his fans know they are experiencing the game of essay writing at its best."--John Noble Wilford, New York Times Book Review
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