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The Reluctant Mr. Darwin

An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution

The Reluctant Mr. Darwin( )
Author: Quammen, David
Series title:Great Discoveries Ser.
ISBN:978-0-393-32995-7
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

"Quammen brilliantly and powerfully re-creates the 19th century naturalist's intellectual and spiritual journey."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.49 Pounds
Author Biography
Quammen, David (Author)
Writer David Quammen grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and was later educated at both Yale and Oxford Universities.

Quammen began his career by writing for The Christian Science Monitor, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and Audubon, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Harpers Magazines. He wrote the novels The Soul of Viktor Tronko and The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions, which won the 1997 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism. He also received two National Magazine Awards for his column "Natural Acts" in Outside magazine.

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