The Ancestor's Tale

A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
Product Number: EB00683114
Released: Sep 06, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547525129
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Description

With unparalleled wit, clarity, and intelligence, Richard Dawkins, one of the world's most renowned evolutionary biologists, has introduced countless readers to the wonders of science in works such as The Selfish Gene. Now, in The Ancestor's Tale, Dawkins offers a masterwork: an exhilarating reverse tour through evolution, from present-day humans back to the microbial beginnings of life four billion years ago. Throughout the journey Dawkins spins entertaining, insightful stories and sheds light on topics such as speciation, sexual selection, and extinction. The Ancestor's Tale is at once an essential education in evolutionary theory and a riveting read.

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Author(s): Richard Dawkins
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Sep 06, 2016

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