The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Google eBook)

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W. W. Norton & Company, Nov 29, 2010 - Science - 343 pages
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"Gould is a natural writer; he has something to say and the inclination and skill with which to say it."—P. B. Medawar, New York Review of Books

With sales of well over one million copies in North America alone, the commercial success of Gould's books now matches their critical acclaim. Reissued in a larger format, with a handsome new cover, The Panda's Thumb will introduce a new generation of readers to this unique writer, who has taken the art of the scientific essay to new heights.

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Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - AbdulAziz Almahfoud - Goodreads

Overall the book is good but the writing style is boring, and it contained different essays on multiple topics, which is something I don't like in books, because some of them would be interesting and ... Read full review

Review: The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (Reflections in Natural History #2)

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

One of the better books on evolution.Gould avoids most of the silly "Creation vs. Evolutionist" rants that most authors fall into. Great book. Great info. Read full review

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Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.

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