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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder : Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno logy.

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finalist for Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit--some of the displays in David Wilson's Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes. But which ones? As he guides readers through an intellectual hall of mirrors, Lawrence Weschler revisits the 16th-century wonder cabinets that were the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Weschler, Lawrence.
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder : Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno logy.
New York : Random House US, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Weschler
ISBN: 9780679764892 0679764895
OCLC Number: 1031964980
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Award (General Nonfiction) 1995
Description: 1 online resource (118 pages)

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Finalist for Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit--some of the displays in David Wilson's Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes. But which ones? As he guides readers through an intellectual hall of mirrors, Lawrence Weschler revisits the 16th-century wonder cabinets that were the first museums and compels readers to examine the imaginative origins of both art and science.

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