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Naturalist

Author: Edward O Wilson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press [for] Shearwater Books, ©1994.
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Edward O. Wilson -- University Professor at Harvard, winner of two Pulitzer prizes, eloquent champion of biodiversity -- is arguably one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. His career represents both a blueprint and a challenge to those who seek to explore the frontiers of scientific understanding. Yet, until now, little has been told of his life and of the important events that have shaped his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Wilson, Edward O.
Naturalist.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press [for] Shearwater Books, ©1994
(OCoLC)647226834
Named Person: Edward O Wilson; Edward O Wilson; Edward Osborne Wilson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Wilson
ISBN: 1559632887 9781559632881
OCLC Number: 30625079
Description: xii, 380 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Daybreak in Alabama. Paradise Beach --
Send us the boy --
Light in the corner --
Magic kingdom --
To do my duty --
Alabama dreaming --
Hunters --
Good-bye to the South --
Orizaba --
Storyteller. South Pacific --
Forms of things unknown --
Molecular wars --
Island are the key --
Florida keys experiment --
Ants --
Attaining sociobiology --
Sociobiology controversy --
Biodiversity, biophilia.
Responsibility: Edward O. Wilson.
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E.O. Wilson's life is a subject of great curiosity to those who respect and admire his work as our most eloquent champion of biodiversity. Wilson provides fascinating insights into the making of a  Read more...

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"Vividly, often beautifully written. Wilson emerges not only as a gifted scientist, but also as a likable, passionate, eloquent person."--Jared Diamond ""The New York Review of Books" "

 
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