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Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees / Thor Hanson.

Hanson, Thor, (author.).
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  • 11 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 595.799 Han (Text) 32604000205229 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 595.79 HANSON (Text) 9780465052615S On Order On order -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 595.799 HANS (Text) 39391100314754 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 595.799 HAN (Text) 34330513264532 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 595.799 HAN (Text) 78551000537243 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 595.799 HANS (Text) 39231033463288 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 595.799 HANSON (Text) 39206021518335 New Materials Checked out 10/08/2018
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 595.799 HAN (Text) 30419101520715 New Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 595.799 HANSON (Text) 30403002314623 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 595.799 Hanson (Text) 31208912587666 new non-fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780465052615
  • ISBN: 0465052614
  • Physical Description: xvi, 283 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-270) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: a bee in the hand -- Introduction: the buzz about bees -- A vegetarian wasp -- The living vibrato -- Alone together -- A special relationship -- Where flowers bloom -- Of honeyguides and hominins -- Keeping Dumbledores -- Every third bite -- Empty nests -- A day in the sun -- Conclusion: the bee-loud glade.
Summary, etc.:
Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. In Buzz, the beloved Thor Hanson takes us on a journey that begins 125 million years ago, when a wasp first dared to feed pollen to its young. From honeybees and bumbles to lesser-known diggers, miners, leafcutters, and masons, bees have long been central to our harvests, our mythologies, and our very existence. They've given us sweetness and light, the beauty of flowers, and as much as a third of the foodstuffs we eat. And, alarmingly, they are at risk of disappearing.
Subject: Bees > Popular works.

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