River out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

River out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life


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How did the replication bomb we call ”life” begin and where in the world, or rather, in the universe, is it heading? Writing with characteristic wit and an ability to clarify complex phenomena (the New York Times described his style as ”the sort of science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius”), Richard Dawkins confronts this ancient mystery.

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ISBN-13: 9780465069903
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 08/28/1996
Series: Science Masters Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 122,572
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1220L (what's this?)

About the Author

Richard Dawkins is the first holder of Oxford University's newly endowed Charles Simonyi Professorship in the Public Understanding of Science. He is the author of acclaimed bestsellers, including The Blind Watchmaker, which won both the Royal Society of Literature Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science, and the well-known The Selfish Gene.

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