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The ancestor's tale : [a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution] / Richard Dawkins.

Dawkins, Richard, 1941- (Author). Dawkins, Richard, 1941- (Added Author). Ward, Lalla. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781494591328 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1494591324 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 56 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2015.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward.
Summary, etc.:
In The Ancestor's Tale, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins offers a masterwork: an exhilarating reverse tour through evolution, from present-day humans back to the microbial beginnings of life four billion years ago. Throughout the journey Dawkins spins entertaining, insightful stories and sheds light on topics such as speciation, sexual selection, and extinction. The Ancestor's Tale is at once an essential education in evolutionary theory and riveting in its telling.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Animals, Fossil.
Life > Origin.
Evolution (Biology)
Genre: Talking books.

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