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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch||AWARD NTL 1996 (Text)||39391006759565||Award - Fic||Available||-|
|North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster||813.54 BAR (Text)||72436000058862||Adult nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 039303853X
- ISBN: 9780393038538
- ISBN: 0393316009
- ISBN: 9780393316001
- Physical Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Norton, 
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The behavior of the hawkweeds -- The English pupil -- The littoral zone -- Rare bird -- Soroche -- Birds with no feet -- The Marburg sisters -- Ship fever -- Acknowledgments.
|Summary, etc.:|| One novella and seven stories dealing with science and set in the 19th Century. In The Behavior of the Hawkweeds, the spirit of Mendel, the discoverer of the laws of heredity, haunts a geneticist of whose work Mendel disapproves, in Birds with No Feet, Darwin's theory of evolution provides a zoologist with consolation for his personal misfortunes, while in The English Pupil, Linnaeus, who brought order to botany, must deal with the mental disorder of his advancing age. By the author of The Middle Kingdom.
|Target Audience Note:|| 920 Lexile.
|Awards Note:|| National Book Award, 1996
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|Subject:||Scientists > Fiction.
Historical fiction, American.
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