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Publisher Comments:

"His fourth volume of imaginative, witty essays...equals Gould's prize-winning The Panda's Thumb and The Mismeasure of Man".--Publisher's Weekly. Photographs.

Synopsis:

"Gould himself is a rare and wonderful animal--a member of the endangered species known as the ruby-throated polymath. . . . [He] is a leading theorist on large-scale patterns in evolution . . . [and] one of the sharpest and most humane thinkers in the sciences." --David Quammen, 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:
9780393303759
Author:
Gould, Stephen Jay
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Gould, Stephen Jay
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 451-458.
Series Volume:
no. 80
Publication Date:
19870131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.26x5.36x1.22 in. .98 lbs.

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