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A short history of nearly everything

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: London : Transworld, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to make the world of science both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. This illustrated edition brings to life almost everything that has happened from the Big  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson
ISBN: 0385609612 9780385609616
OCLC Number: 224666251
Awards: Winner of Descartes Prize for Science Communication 2005
Description: 624 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Bill Bryson.

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"Stylish [and] stunningly accurate prose. We learn what the material world is like from the smallest quark to the largest galaxy and at all the levels in between . . . brims with strange and amazing Read more...

 
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