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A brief history of Earth : four billion years in eight chapters

Author: Andrew H Knoll
Publisher: New York, NY : Custom House, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The story of our home planet and the organisms spread across its surface is far more spectacular than any Hollywood blockbuster, filled with enough plot twists to rival a bestselling thriller. But only recently have we begun to piece together the whole mystery into a coherent narrative. Drawing on his decades of field research and up-to-the-minute understanding of the latest science, geologist Andrew H. Knoll

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Genre/Form: Annals and chronicles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew H Knoll
ISBN: 9780062853912 0062853910
OCLC Number: 1245424941
Description: 260 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, charts ; 20 cm
Contents: Chemical Earth --
Physical Earth --
Biological Earth --
Oxygen Earth --
Animal Earth --
Green Earth --
Catastrophic Earth --
Human Earth.
Responsibility: Andrew H. Knoll.


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"A fantastic distillation of Earth's history, from one of the world's leading geologists: Andrew H. Knoll has written an engrossing, witty, and eminently readable romp through our home planet's 4.5 Read more...

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