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The Resource The best American science and nature writing 2008, edited and with an introduction by Jerome Groopman

The best American science and nature writing 2008, edited and with an introduction by Jerome Groopman

Label
The best American science and nature writing 2008
Title
The best American science and nature writing 2008
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Jerome Groopman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jerome Groopman selects twenty-four works of American science and nature writing as the best of the genre from the year 2007, including pieces by John Colapinto, Oliver Sacks, Jeffrey Toobin, and others
Member of
Cataloging source
BNY
Dewey number
500
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q1
LC item number
.B47 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Groopman, Jerome E
Series statement
The best American series,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Nature
  • Natural history
  • Technical writing
Label
The best American science and nature writing 2008, edited and with an introduction by Jerome Groopman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statement from jacket cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Restoring America's big, wild animals
  • C. Josh Donlan
  • Our biotech future
  • Freeman Dyson
  • The coming robot army
  • Steve Featherstone
  • Malaria: stopping a global killer
  • Michael Finkel
  • The first assassination of the twenty-first century
  • James Geary
  • Zonkeys are pretty much my favorite animal
  • Our silver-coated future
  • Robin Marantz Henig
  • Children are diamonds
  • Edward Hoagland
  • The selfless gene
  • Olivia Judson
  • The autumn of the multitaskers
  • Walter Kirn
  • First churches of the Jesus cult
  • Andrew Lawler
  • Jon Cohen
  • A curious attractions
  • Jon Mooallem
  • Swingers
  • Ian Parker
  • Science and Islam in conflict
  • Todd Pitock
  • Deadly contact
  • David Quammen
  • How to trick an online scammer into carving a computer out of wood
  • Ron Rosenbaum
  • The interpreter
  • A bolt from the blue
  • Oliver Sacks
  • Darwin's surprise
  • Michael Specter
  • The CSI effect
  • Jeffrey Toobin
  • Numbers can lie
  • Andreas von Bubnoff
  • A mighty wind
  • Florence Williams
  • John Colapinto
  • The universe's invisible hand
  • Christopher J. Conselice
  • Untangling the mystery of the Inca
  • Gareth Cook
Control code
ocn259760781
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xx, 330 p.
Isbn
9780618834464
Label
The best American science and nature writing 2008, edited and with an introduction by Jerome Groopman
Publication
Note
Series statement from jacket cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Restoring America's big, wild animals
  • C. Josh Donlan
  • Our biotech future
  • Freeman Dyson
  • The coming robot army
  • Steve Featherstone
  • Malaria: stopping a global killer
  • Michael Finkel
  • The first assassination of the twenty-first century
  • James Geary
  • Zonkeys are pretty much my favorite animal
  • Our silver-coated future
  • Robin Marantz Henig
  • Children are diamonds
  • Edward Hoagland
  • The selfless gene
  • Olivia Judson
  • The autumn of the multitaskers
  • Walter Kirn
  • First churches of the Jesus cult
  • Andrew Lawler
  • Jon Cohen
  • A curious attractions
  • Jon Mooallem
  • Swingers
  • Ian Parker
  • Science and Islam in conflict
  • Todd Pitock
  • Deadly contact
  • David Quammen
  • How to trick an online scammer into carving a computer out of wood
  • Ron Rosenbaum
  • The interpreter
  • A bolt from the blue
  • Oliver Sacks
  • Darwin's surprise
  • Michael Specter
  • The CSI effect
  • Jeffrey Toobin
  • Numbers can lie
  • Andreas von Bubnoff
  • A mighty wind
  • Florence Williams
  • John Colapinto
  • The universe's invisible hand
  • Christopher J. Conselice
  • Untangling the mystery of the Inca
  • Gareth Cook
Control code
ocn259760781
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xx, 330 p.
Isbn
9780618834464

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