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Ancestor's Tale, The - A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution (2005)
Front Cover Book Details
Author
Richard Dawkins
Genre Scientific
Subject Evolution; Natural selection
Publication Date 9/2/2005
Format Paperback (235 x 160 mm)
Publisher Mariner Books
Language English
Plot
With unparalleled wit, clarity, and intelligence, Richard Dawkins, one of the world's most renowned evolutionary biologists, has introduced countless readers to the wonders of science in works such as The Selfish Gene. Now, in The Ancestor's Tale, 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 a riveting read.
Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Condition Mint
Index 28
Owner Ridge
Rating 5
Read It Yes
Links Amazon US
Powell's
Loan Status Available
Overdue No
Product Details
ISBN 061861916X
Cover Price $16.00
Nr of Pages 688
First Edition No
Rare No
Original Details
Original Publication Year 2005