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Recalling his life from a childhood exploring the Gulf Coast of Alabama to a career as a Harvard professor, Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilson details how a boyhood enchantment with nature became a lifelong calling. He provides insight into the origin and development of the ideas that have shaped his biological research and defines the central principles of evolutionary biology.
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Harney County Library 508.092 WILSON (Text) 37720000486357 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/04/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1597260886 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 9781597260886 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: xii, 394 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Island Press pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Contains the text of the original 1994 ed. published by Island Press plus an afterword by the author.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Daybreak in Alabama. Paradise Beach ; Send us the boy ; A light in the corner ; A magic kingdom ; To do my duty ; Alabama dreaming ; The hunters ; Good-bye to the South ; Orizaba -- Storyteller. The South Pacific ; The forms of things unknown ; The molecular wars ; Islands are the key ; The Florida Keys experiment ; Ants ; Attaining sociobiology ; The sociobiology controversy ; Biodiversity, biophilia.
Summary, etc.:
Recalling his life from a childhood exploring the Gulf Coast of Alabama to a career as a Harvard professor, Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilson details how a boyhood enchantment with nature became a lifelong calling. He provides insight into the origin and development of the ideas that have shaped his biological research and defines the central principles of evolutionary biology.
Subject: Wilson, Edward O.
Naturalists > United States > Biography

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