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The best American science and nature writing 2014

Author: Deborah BlumKatherine BagleyNicholas G CarrDavid DobbsPippa GoldschmidtAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2013, including works by such authors as Katherine Bagley, Barbara Kingsolver, Fred Pearce, and Carl Zimmer.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Literary collections
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Blum; Katherine Bagley; Nicholas G Carr; David Dobbs; Pippa Goldschmidt; Amy Harmon; Robin Marantz Henig; Ferris Jabr; Sarah Stewart Johnson; Barbara J King; Barbara Kingsolver; Maggie Koerth-Baker; Elizabeth Kolbert; Joshua Lang; Maryn McKenna; Seth Mnookin; Justin Nobel; Fred Pearce; Corey S Powell; Roy Scranton; Kate Sheppard; Bill Sherwonit; Rebecca Solnit; David Treuer; Edward O Wilson; Carl Zimmer
ISBN: 9780544003422 054400342X
OCLC Number: 891768394
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: xxiii, 318 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Mixed up / Katherine Bagley --
The great forgetting / Nicholas Carr --
The social life of genes / David Dobbs --
What our telescopes couldn't see / Pippa Goldschmidt --
A race to save the orange by altering its DNA / Amy Harmon --
A life-or-death situation / Robin Marantz Henig --
23 and you / Virginia Hughes --
Why the brain prefers paper / Ferris Jabr --
O-rings / Sarah Stewart Johnson --
When animals mourn / Barbara J. King --
Where it begins / Barbara Kingsolver --
Danger! This mission to Mars could bore you to death! / Maggie Koerth-Baker --
The lost world / Elizabeth Kolbert --
Awakening / Joshua Lang --
Imagining the post-antibiotics future / Maryn McKenna --
The return of measles / Seth Mnookin --
Ants go marching / Justin Nobel --
TV as birth control / Fred Pearce --
The madness of the planets / Corey S. Powell --
Learning how to die in the Anthropocene / Roy Scranton --
Under water / Kate Sheppard --
Twelve ways of viewing Alaska's wild, white sheep / Bill Sherwonit --
The separating sickness / Rebecca Solnit --
Trapline / David Treuer --
The rebirth of Gorongosa / E.O. Wilson --
Bringing them back to life / Carl Zimmer.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Deborah Blum ; Tim Folger, series editor.
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Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2013, including works by such authors as Katherine Bagley, Barbara Kingsolver, Fred Pearce, and Carl Zimmer.

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