The Unexpected Universe

The Unexpected Universe

by Loren Eiseley
     
 

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Drawing from his long experience as a naturalist, the author responds to the unexpected and symbolic aspects of a wide spectrum of phenomena throughout the universe. Scrupulous scholarship and magical prose are brought to bear on such diverse topics as seeds, the hieroglyphs on shells, lost tombs, the goddess Circe, city dumps, and Neanderthal man.

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Drawing from his long experience as a naturalist, the author responds to the unexpected and symbolic aspects of a wide spectrum of phenomena throughout the universe. Scrupulous scholarship and magical prose are brought to bear on such diverse topics as seeds, the hieroglyphs on shells, lost tombs, the goddess Circe, city dumps, and Neanderthal man.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156928502
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/18/1972
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,142,032
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1200L (what's this?)

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