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Edward O. Wilson
Regarded as one of the world's preeminent biologists and naturalists, Edward O. Wilson grew up in south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, where he spent his boyhood exploring the region's forests and swamps, collecting snakes, butterflies, and ants--the latter to become his lifelong specialty.... show more

Regarded as one of the world's preeminent biologists and naturalists, Edward O. Wilson grew up in south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, where he spent his boyhood exploring the region's forests and swamps, collecting snakes, butterflies, and ants--the latter to become his lifelong specialty. The author of more than twenty books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Ants" and "The Naturalist" as well as his first novel "Anthill," Wilson, a professor at Harvard, makes his home in Lexington, Massachusetts.
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Birth date: June 10, 1929
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Bettie's Books rated it 2 years ago
bookshelves: nonfic-nov-2015, nonfiction, autumn-2015, art-forms, published-2012, nature, philosophy, sciences, history, ancient-history Read from November 19 to 20, 2015 Narrator: Jonathan HoganDescription: Where did we come from? What are we? Where are we going? In a generational work of clar...
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KOMET rated it 2 years ago
This is one of the BEST espionage novels I've read in quite some time. From start to finish - roughly spanning the years 1947 to 1995 - it captured my interest and held me in its grip. William Catesby - a polyglot and university graduate with liberal leanings, his mentor at MI 6 (the Secret Intell...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
I received this book through the goodreads giveaway program.This is a beautiful little book, worth reading and re-reading. It suspends these ideas, evolutionary poetry and poetic evolution, in time and holds them up for reflection. The central idea to the first half of the conversation is the conf...
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XOX rated it 4 years ago
This is a direct response from biologists on this book that Wilson dismissed theory without adequate research or evidence. Like that kind of academic fights that value the scientific truth over respect for the person and his bullshit. This is on my mind, as I was accused of not giving enough res...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
This book should probably be more specifically titled, something like "Letters to a Young Observational Biologist". I'm a physics professor, and someone asked me if I would recommend this book as inspiration for my undergraduate students, so naturally I dove in to read it. The answer is no, defini...
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