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An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist : a memoir

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Biography
Named Person: Richard Dawkins; Richard Dawkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780062225795 0062225790
OCLC Number: 854564776
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2013 by Bantam Press, an imprint of Transworld Publishers"--Title page verso.
Description: 308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.

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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.

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