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The Beak of the Finch : A Story of Evolution in Our Time
The Beak of the Finch A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Author: Jonathan Weiner
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize — On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength of his own theory.  For among the finches of Daphne Major...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679400035
ISBN-10: 0679400036
Publication Date: 5/3/1994
Pages: 332
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Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Fascinating book! It show's Darwin's theory in action - in real time. A Pulitzer Prize winner for non-fiction
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Facsinating story of the continuation of Darwin's reserach in the Galapogas Islands. The couple profiled has spent over 4o years studying he beaks of finches. They provide ongoing evidence of evolution.
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