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Snowball Earth : The Story of the Great Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know It
Snowball Earth The Story of the Great Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know It
Author: Gabrielle Walker
Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet from the poles to the equator? In Snowball Earth, gifted writer Gabrielle Walker has crafted an intriguing global adventure story, following maverick scientist Paul Hoffman’s quest to prove a theory so audacious and profound that it is shaking the world of ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780609609736
ISBN-10: 0609609734
Publication Date: 3/18/2003
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Crown
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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I'm rather disappointed. The hardback version calls it "The story of the great global catastrophe that spawned...", the paperback title more accurately describes it as "The story of the maverick biologist...". Apparently, the author feels that we are somehow more interested in the life of scientist Paul Hoffman than about the theory that he is putting forth. More science, please, less biography.
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