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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
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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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