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The Tangled Tree

A Radical New History of Life

The Tangled Tree( )
Author: Quammen, David
ISBN:978-1-4767-7663-7
Publication Date:Aug 2019
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, "our greatest living chronicler of the natural world" (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understanding of evolution and life's history. In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life. Perhaps the most startling discovery to come out of this new field--the study...
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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):6 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.025 Pounds
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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