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Best American Science and Nature Writing - 00 edition

Best American Science and Nature Writing (ISBN10: 0618082956; ISBN13: 9780618082957)
ISBN13: 978-0618082957
ISBN10: 0618082956

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ISBN13: 978-0618082940
ISBN10: 0618082948

Summary: With The Best American Science & Nature Writing, Houghton Mifflin expands its stellar Best American series with a volume that honors our long & distinguished history of publishing the best writers in these fields. David Quammen, together with series editor Burkhard Bilger, has assembled a remarkable group of writers whose selections appeared in periodicals from National Geographic, Science, & The New Yorker to Puerto del Sol & Doubletake. Among the acclaimed writers represented in th
is volume are Richard Preston on ''The Demon in the Freezer,'' John McPhee bidding ''Farewell to the Nineteeth Century,'' Oliver Sacks remembering the ''Brilliant Light'' of his boyhood, & Wendell Berry going ''Back to the Land.'' Also including such literary lights as Anne Fadiman, David Guterson, Edward Hoagland, Natalie Angier, & Peter Matthiessen, this new collection presents selections bound together by their timelessness.
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Summary: With The Best American Science & Nature Writing, Houghton Mifflin expands its stellar Best American series with a volume that honors our long & distinguished history of publishing the best writers in these fields. David Quammen, together with series editor Burkhard Bilger, has assembled a remarkable group of writers whose selections appeared in periodicals from National Geographic, Science, & The New Yorker to Puerto del Sol & Doubletake. Among the acclaimed writers represented in this volume are Richard Preston on ''The Demon in the Freezer,'' John McPhee bidding ''Farewell to the Nineteeth Century,'' Oliver Sacks remembering the ''Brilliant Light'' of his boyhood, & Wendell Berry going ''Back to the Land.'' Also including such literary lights as Anne Fadiman, David Guterson, Edward Hoagland, Natalie Angier, & Peter Matthiessen, this new collection presents selections bound together by their timelessness. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 10/26/2000
International: No

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