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Darwin : portrait of a genius

Author: Paul Johnson; John Curless; Recorded Books, LLC.; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Findaway World, LLC ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed exclusively by] Recorded Books, LLC, [2013], ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Biography   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Johnson brings the gentleman-scientist and his times brilliantly into focus. From Darwin's birth into great fortune to his voyage aboard the Beagle, to the long-delayed publication of his masterpiece, Johnson delves into what made this Victorian gentleman into a visionary scientist--and into the tragic flaws that later led Darwin to support the burgeoning eugenics movement.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Johnson; John Curless; Recorded Books, LLC.; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781464046629 146404662X
OCLC Number: 827798647
Notes: Title from container.
"HDAUDIO."
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Recorded Books, LLC, p2012.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated media audio player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Performer(s): Narrated by John Curless.
Description: 1 sound media player (4 hr., 30 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Responsibility: Paul Johnson.

Abstract:

Johnson brings the gentleman-scientist and his times brilliantly into focus. From Darwin's birth into great fortune to his voyage aboard the Beagle, to the long-delayed publication of his masterpiece, Johnson delves into what made this Victorian gentleman into a visionary scientist--and into the tragic flaws that later led Darwin to support the burgeoning eugenics movement.

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