The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

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Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
Pages
800
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.0 X 2.2 inches | 1.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544859937
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About the Author

Richard Dawkins taught zoology at the University of California, Berkeley and Oxford University. He has been the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford since 1995. Yan Wong is an evolutionary biologist, and appears on the BBC One show BANG GOES THE THEORY.

Reviews

"This clever approach to our extended family tree should prove a natural hit with science readers." --Publishers Weekly, starred

"One of Dawkins's best: a big, almost encyclopedic compendium bursting with information and ideas." --Kirkus Reviews, starred

"This is an ambitious, important book rich with fascinating insights. Also, it couldn't come at a better time."--Carl Zimmer, The New York Times Book Review

"Our complete evolutionary story, brilliantly recounted by Dawkins."--Jonathan Keats, Popular Science

"The most modest and winning of his eight books."--John Horgan, Discover