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An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist: a memoir, Richard Dawkins

Label
An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist: a memoir
Title
An appetite for wonder
Title remainder
the making of a scientist: a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dawkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Famous for his radical new vision of Darwinism, Richard Dawkins paints a colorful, richly textured canvas of his early life from innocent child to charismatic world-famous scientist
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dawkins, Richard
Dewey number
  • 570/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.D425
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dawkins, Richard
  • Biologists
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
Label
An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist: a memoir, Richard Dawkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Genes and pith helmets -- Camp followers in Kenya -- The land of the lake -- Eagle in the mountains -- Farewell to Africa -- Under Salisbury's spire -- 'And your English summer's done' -- The spire by the Nene -- Dreaming spires -- Learning the trade -- West Coast dreamtime -- Computer fix -- The grammar of behaviour -- The immortal gene -- Looking back down the path
Control code
ocn854564776
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062225795
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), genealogical table
System control number
  • 1129719
  • (Sirsi) o854564776
  • (OCoLC)854564776
Label
An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist: a memoir, Richard Dawkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Genes and pith helmets -- Camp followers in Kenya -- The land of the lake -- Eagle in the mountains -- Farewell to Africa -- Under Salisbury's spire -- 'And your English summer's done' -- The spire by the Nene -- Dreaming spires -- Learning the trade -- West Coast dreamtime -- Computer fix -- The grammar of behaviour -- The immortal gene -- Looking back down the path
Control code
ocn854564776
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062225795
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), genealogical table
System control number
  • 1129719
  • (Sirsi) o854564776
  • (OCoLC)854564776

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