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
ISBN-10 067973337X
ISBN-13 9780679733379
Year 1995-05-30
Pages 332
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book PrizeOn 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 natural selection is neither rare nor slow it is taking place by the hour and we can watch In this dramatic story of groundbreaking scientific research Jonathan Weiner follows these scientists as they watch Darwin s finches and come up with a new understanding of life itself The Beak of the Finchis an elegantly written and compelling masterpiece of theory and explication in the tradition of Stephen Jay Gould With a new preface

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Beak of the Finch

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ISBN-10 1417639849
Release 1995-05-01
Pages 332