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Darwin

A Life in Poems

Darwin( )
Author: Padel, Ruth
ISBN:978-0-307-27239-3
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by Ruth Padel, an acclaimed British poet and a direct descendant of the famous scientist. Charles Darwin, born in 1809, lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and poured his passion into solitary walks, newt collecting, and shooting. His five-year voyage on H.M.S. Beagle, when he was in his twenties, changed his life. Afterward, he...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.74 x 8.54 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:0.72 Pounds



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