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The best American science and nature writing, 2005 / edited and with an introduction by Jonathan Weiner ; Tim Folger, series editor.

Dawkins, Richard, 1941- (Added Author). Folger, Tim. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Best American series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 808.8 BES (Text) 39230030837445 Adult Books Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 500 BES (Text) 39391005659675 Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780618273430
  • ISBN: 0618273433 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0618273417
  • Physical Description: xxii, 304 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [2005]

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Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Introduction by Jonathan Weiner -- My God problem - and theirs / Natalie Angier -- Hollywood science / Connie Bruck -- Out, damned blot! / Frederick Crews -- Twilight at Easter / Jared Diamond -- My little brother on drugs / Jenny Everett -- Stumbling into space / Timothy Ferris -- Getting over it / Malcolm Gladwell -- Personality plus / Malcolm Gladwell -- The grief industry / Jerome Groopman -- Keeping the faith in my doubt / John Horgan -- The homeless hacker v. The New York Times / Jennifer Kahn -- 20,000 microbes under the sea / Robert Kunzig -- Two-planet species? William Langewiesche -- Crossing the red line / Bill McKibben -- Please stand by while the age of miracles is briefly suspended / James McManus -- Getting in nature's way / Sherwin B. Nuland -- To hell and back / Jeffrey M. O'Brien -- The X prize / Ian Parker -- In the river of consciousness / Oliver Sacks -- Miracle in a bottle / Michael Specter -- Curious history of the first pocket calculator / Cliff Stoll -- Dining with robots / Ellen Ullman -- 106 science claims and a truckful of baloney / William Speed Weed -- Whose life would you save? / Carl Zimmer -- Contributors' notes -- Other notable science and nature writing of 2004
Subject: Natural history.
Nature.
Science.
Technical writing.

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