A Short History of Nearly Everything

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Paperback, Random House Inc, 2010, ISBN13 9780307885159, ISBN10 0307885151
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Paperback, Random House Inc, 2010, ISBN13 9780307885159, ISBN10 0307885151

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Paperback, Random House Inc, 2010, ISBN13 9780307885159, ISBN10 0307885151

This new edition of the acclaimed bestseller is lavishly illustrated to convey, in pictures as in words, Bill Bryson's exciting, informative journey into the world of science."
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In "A Short History of Nearly Everything," the bestselling author of "One Summer, " confronts his greatest challenge yet: to understand--and, if possible, answer--the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as his territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being "us." The result is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it.
Now, in this handsome new edition, Bill Bryson's words are supplemented by full-color artwork that explains in visual terms the concepts and wonder of science, at the same time giving face to the major players in the world of scientific study. Eloquently and entertainingly described, as well as richly illustrated, science has never been more involving or entertaining.

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Number of Pages: 624
Original Languages: English
Author: Bryson, Bill
Publisher: Random House Inc
Publication Date: October, 2010
ISBN-13: 9780307885159
Animal Type: Dog
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.75 x 9.75 x 1.25 IN
ISBN-10: 0307885151
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