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The Best American Science Writing 2001 (Best American Science Writing)

by Timothy Ferris

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Published by Ecco Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJesse Cohen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7293334M
ISBN 100066211646
ISBN 109780066211640
OCLC/WorldCa48386817

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Selected by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author, scientist, and naturalist Edward O. Wilson, The Best American Science and Nature Writing showcases the finest nonfiction writing on scientific and natural history topics published in This year's volume includes the work of Jane Goodall, Malcolm Gladwell, Richard Preston, Barbara Kingsolver and Steven Hopp, Edward Hoagland, David. In his introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing , Steven Pinker writes that the best science writing "gives readers the blissful click, the satisfying aha!, of seeing a puzzling phenomenon explained." Here to deliver the blissful click are many of the most "eclectic, provocative" (Entertainment Weekly) science and nature essays written in


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