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Author LinkDawkins, Richard,1941-
Title LinkAn appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist: a memoir / Richard Dawkins.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Distribution New York, NY : Ecco Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.
Description 308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates :  illustrations (some color), genealogical table ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Genes and pith helmets -- Camp followers in Kenya -- The land of the lake -- Eagle in the mountains -- Farewell to Africa -- Under Salisbury’s spire -- ’And your English summer’s done’ -- The spire by the Nene -- Dreaming spires -- Learning the trade -- West Coast dreamtime -- Computer fix -- The grammar of behaviour -- The immortal gene -- Looking back down the path.
Summary Famous for his radical new vision of Darwinism, Richard Dawkins paints a colorful, richly textured canvas of his early life from innocent child to charismatic world-famous scientist.
Per.Sub. LinkDawkins, Richard, 1941-
Subject LinkBiologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
LinkEvolution (Biology)

System Number 000671725
ISBN Link9780062225795 (hardcover) : $27.99
Link0062225790 (hardcover)
Link9780062287151 (international ed.)
Link9780062315809 (signed ed.)

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