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Lab girl [electronic resource]. Hope Jahren.

Jahren, Hope. (Author). Jahren, Hope. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101890219 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Hope Jahren.
Summary, etc.: An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life—but it is also so much more. Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about her childhood in rural Minnesota with an uncompromising mother and a father who encouraged hours of play in his classroom's labs; about how she found a sanctuary in science, and learned to perform lab work done "with both the heart and the hands"; and about the inevitable disappointments, but also the triumphs and exhilarating discoveries, of scientific work.Yet at the core of this book is the...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 327446 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Nature.
Science.
Genre: Electronic books.

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