The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2001 (Paperback)

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Edited by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, scientist and naturalist Edward O. Wilson, this second annual anthology promises to be another "eclectic, provocative collection" ("Entertainment Weekly") that is both a science reader's dream and a nature lover's sustenance.


Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mfg Part# 9780618153596
SKU 30770427
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0618153594
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.75T
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Edward O. Wilson
Edward Osborne Wilson is an American biologist whose entomological interests led him to write "The Insect Societies" (1971), after which he went on to consider behavior and organization in a variety of animal species in his book "Sociobiology" (1975). The latter title virtually created a new subject dealing with the behavior of species from termites to man, and both books stimulated valuable research and provoked vigorous discussion. Wilson has been the Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science and curator in entomology at Harvard University, and is regarded as one of the world's most respected authorities on ants. In addition to two Pulitzer prizes, Wilson has won many scientific awards, including the National Medal of Science and the Crawford Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science.
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First Line Let me tell you a story.
Annotation E.O. Wilson edits the 2001 edition of the Best American Science & Nature Series. This edition showcases the writings of Jane Goodall, Bill Joy, Bernd Heinrich, and others as found in periodicals as diverse as the New Yorker and National Geographic.
Editors Note Collects nature- and science-based essays by such authors as Anne Fadiman, Brian Hayes, Cullen Murphy, and Gary Taubes.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Mariner Books
Series Part 2001

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