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Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent: The Importance of Everything and Other Lessons from Darwin's Lost Notebooks

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By: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

276 pages, illus

Little, Brown and Company

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #166648 | ISBN: 0316836648
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An eye-opening chronicle of discovery - a narrative that traces the surprising evolution of Darwin's genius and celebrates the unexpected rewards of close observation of the natural world.

'Far sharper and more engaging than the smug Kellermans.' The Guardian 'Thrillers of the first order.' Nelson DeMille 'Psychological suspense at its best.' Jeffery Deaver

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Lyanda Lynn Haupt holds a master's degree in the history and philosophy of science, with a personal emphasis in ornithology, and the emerging science of conservation biology. Her articles and reviews have appeared in Open Spaces, Wild Earth Journal, Birdwatcher's Digest, and The Prairie Naturalist.

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