skip to content
Coral : a pessimist in paradise Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Coral : a pessimist in paradise

Author: Steve Jones
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An "inspired, eclectic book that links science with history, literature, politics and myth"--Back cover.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Jones
ISBN: 9780316729383 0316729388 0316729418 9780316729413
OCLC Number: 76361100
Awards: Short-listed for Royal Society Prize for Science Books: General Prize 2008
Description: 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Steve Jones.
More information:

Abstract:

* In this outstanding narrative, acclaimed author Steve Jones reveals all that coral has to tell us about the past, present and future of our planet and humankind  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

One of science's best writers GUARDIAN He has an ability verging on the magical to compress into a scentence a discovery that took twenty scientists twenty years to make. ... I urge you to read this Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/76361100> # Coral : a pessimist in paradise
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "76361100" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/593.6/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/878876> ; # Corals
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/44367160> ; # Steve Jones
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "An "inspired, eclectic book that links science with history, literature, politics and myth"--Back cover."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/865113177> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Coral : a pessimist in paradise"@en ;
   schema:productID "76361100" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/76361100#PublicationEvent/london_little_brown_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/865113177#Agent/little_brown> ; # Little, Brown
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0804/2008378503.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316729383> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316729413> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA696077> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/76361100> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/878876> # Corals
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Corals"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44367160> # Steve Jones
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1944" ;
   schema:familyName "Jones" ;
   schema:givenName "Steve" ;
   schema:name "Steve Jones" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316729383>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0316729388" ;
   schema:isbn "9780316729383" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316729413>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0316729418" ;
   schema:isbn "9780316729413" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.