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Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea: From Darwin to DNA

By: Carl Zimmer

483 pages, no illustrations

Arrow Books

Paperback | Feb 2003 | #135577 | ISBN: 0099439824
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Hardback | Feb 2002 | #126424 | ISBN: 0434009091
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Illustrated introduction to the science of evolution and its history, from Darwin's original insights on HMS Beagle to Darwinian medicine and the more recent selfish gene debates.
`The evolution of life over four billion years is a grand narrative, full of plots, intrigues, surprises and deaths. Carl Zimmer tells the tale with zest and style.' Matt Ridley

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A former senior editor at Discover magazine, Carl Zimmer is Stephen Jay Gould's successor on the US magazine Natural History. He is the author of two previous books and lives in New York.

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