The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher

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$16.00
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.05 X 7.77 X 0.57 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140243192
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About the Author

Lewis Thomas was a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Medical School, he was the dean of Yale Medical School and New York University School of Medicine, and the president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute. He wrote regularly in the New England Journal of Medicine, and his essays were published in several collections, including The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher, which won two National Book Awards and a Christopher Award, and The Medusa and the Snail, which won the National Book Award in Science. He died in 1993.