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The Tangled Tree

A Radical New History of Life

The Tangled Tree( )
Author: Quammen, David
ISBN:978-0-00-831071-4
Publication Date:Aug 2019
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times Notable Book of 2018. Our understanding of the 'tree of life', with powerful implications for human genetics, human health and our own human nature, has recently completely changed.

This book is about a new method of telling the story of life on earth - through molecular phylogenetics. It involves a fairly simple method - the reading of the deep history of life by looking at the variation in...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 3.5 cm
Book Weight:0.424 Kilograms
Author Biography
Quammen, David (Author)
Writer David Quammen grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and was later educated at both Yale and Oxford Universities.

Quammen began his career by writing for The Christian Science Monitor, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and Audubon, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Harpers Magazines. He wrote the novels The Soul of Viktor Tronko and The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions, which won the 1997 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism. He also received two National Magazine Awards for his column "Natural Acts" in Outside magazine.

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