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The Resource The tangled tree : a radical new history of life, David Quammen

The tangled tree : a radical new history of life, David Quammen

Label
The tangled tree : a radical new history of life
Title
The tangled tree
Title remainder
a radical new history of life
Statement of responsibility
David Quammen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life's history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature"--
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2019.
Assigning source
Publisher annotation
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10688060
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quammen, David
Dewey number
591.3/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH367.5
LC item number
.Q36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Phylogeny
  • Evolution (Biology)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a radical new history of life
Label
The tangled tree : a radical new history of life, David Quammen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Three surprises: an introduction -- Darwin's little sketch -- A separate form of life -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Big tree -- Infective reality -- Topiary -- E pluribus unum
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 461 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476776620
Lccn
2018004356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations ; 24 cm
System control number
  • on1006812489
  • (OCoLC)1006812489
Label
The tangled tree : a radical new history of life, David Quammen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Three surprises: an introduction -- Darwin's little sketch -- A separate form of life -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Big tree -- Infective reality -- Topiary -- E pluribus unum
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 461 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476776620
Lccn
2018004356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations ; 24 cm
System control number
  • on1006812489
  • (OCoLC)1006812489

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