The Life That Lives on Man

The Life That Lives on Man

by Michael Andrews, Paul Shay
     
 

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Unpleasant fact: Each of us has, variously sitting, crawling and hopping over our body, about as many organisms as there are people on earth.

The point of Andrews' superb book is that not only are we unable to eliminate most of our fellow travelers, but in most cases it's not even a good idea to try. We and our bugs have evolved together; more often than not this

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Unpleasant fact: Each of us has, variously sitting, crawling and hopping over our body, about as many organisms as there are people on earth.

The point of Andrews' superb book is that not only are we unable to eliminate most of our fellow travelers, but in most cases it's not even a good idea to try. We and our bugs have evolved together; more often than not this coexistence has been peaceful. Whether at peace or war, however, the relationship is extremely fascinating, and Andrews has done it justice with first-class writing." (Human Behavior)

"An intriguing voyage, not unlike Gulliver's trip to the land of the Brobdingnagians...Thoroughly enjoyable." (Natural History)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736613064
Publisher:
Books on Tape, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1988
Edition description:
Unabridged, 6 Cassettes

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