The Devil in Dover: An Insider's Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America

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$17.95  $16.69
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New Press
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238
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5.5 X 0.8 X 8.1 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
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9781595584519
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About the Author
Lauri Lebo has been a journalist for twenty years. As part of an investigative reporting team, she helped solve two civil rights-era murders. As the York Daily Record's education reporter, she covered the intelligent design trial from its earliest beginnings at local school board meetings. Her book on the trial, The Devil in Dover: An Insider's Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America, was The New Press's first Studs and Ida Terkel Author Fund book. The winner of numerous state and national awards, Lebo lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Reviews
"A brilliant account of the 'intelligent design' case in Dover . . . by a first-rate journalist." --Howard Zinn

"Both fascinating and moving. . . . [Lebo] thoughtfully probes one of America's most divisive cultural conflicts--and the responsibilities journalists have when covering such a controversial story." --Religion Dispatches

"Engaging and richly textured . . . a compelling narrative. " --The Patriot News(Harrisburg)

"[Lebo] took care with both the politics and the science of the Dover case." --Carl Zimmer, science journalist