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Lives of a Cell : Notes of a Biology Watcher

by Thomas Lewis


Elegant, suggestive, and clarifying, Lewis Thomas's profoundly humane vision explores the world around us and examines the complex interdependence of all things.  Extending beyond the usual limitations of biological science and into a vast and wondrous world of hidden relationships, this provocative book explores in personal, poetic essays to topics such as computers, germs, language, music, death, insects, and medicine.  Lewis Thomas writes, "Once you have become permanently startled, as I am, by the realization that we are a social species, you tend to keep an eye out for the pieces of evidence that this is, by and large, good for us."

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Copyright year 1978
ISBN-13 9780140047431
ISBN-10 0140047433
Class Copyright
Publisher Penguin Publishing Group
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 160
Shelf No. KW760
Grade Range 12 - 12
Ages 18 - 99