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Intimate strangers : unseen life on earth

Author: Cynthia Needham
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and color illustrations describe microbes, using real-life examples to explain what they are and what they do.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Needham
ISBN: 1555811639 9781555811631
OCLC Number: 42960810
Notes: "Based on the PBS television series Intimate strangers: unseen life on earth."
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 191 pages : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: The World That Came in the Mail viii --
Introduction to a Small, Small World x --
Denizens of the Microbial World xii --
Section 1 Keepers of the Biosphere 1 --
Section 2 The Tree of Life 45 --
Section 3 Dangerous Friends and Friendly Enemies 89 --
Section 4 Creators of the Future 137 --
Small Things Considered 178.
Other Titles: Intimate strangers (Television program)
Responsibility: Cynthia Needham [and others].

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This publication is designed to complement the four-part Public Broadcasting Service video, "Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth".  Read more...

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