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Darwin

A Life in Poems

Darwin( )
Author: Padel, Ruth
ISBN:978-1-299-05874-3
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $54.00
Book Description:

This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by Ruth Padel, an acclaimed British poet and a direct descendant of the famous scientist. Charles Darwin, born in 1809, lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and poured his passion into solitary walks, newt collecting, and shooting. His five-year voyage on H.M.S. "Beagle, "when he was in his twenties, changed his life. Afterward, he began...
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Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General



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