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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder

Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno Logy

Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder( )
Author: Weschler, Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-679-76489-2
Publication Date:Nov 1996
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

Finalist for Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit--some of the displays in David Wilson's Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes. But which ones? As he guides readers through an intellectual hall of mirrors, Lawrence Weschler revisits the 16th-century "wonder cabinets" that were the first museums and compels readers to examine the...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Antiques & Collectibles / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.22 x 8.02 x 0.53 Inches
Book Weight:0.45 Pounds



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