The Fragile Species by Lewis Thomas audiobook

The Fragile Species

By Lewis Thomas
Read by George Guidall

Recorded Books, Inc.
8.26 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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Whether he is discussing our origins as archaebacteria or the politics of trench warfare, physician-scientist Lewis Thomas is always insightful and exuberantly engaged in his world. This collection of essays deals with everything from AIDS to ozone depletion, and reveals the author's clear thinking and his ability to cut through the fog of modern problems.

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Whether he is discussing our origins as archaebacteria or the politics of trench warfare, physician-scientist Lewis Thomas is always insightful and exuberantly engaged in his world. This collection of essays deals with everything from AIDS to ozone depletion, and reveals the author's clear thinking and his ability to cut through the fog of modern problems.

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Author Bio: Lewis Thomas

Author Bio: Lewis Thomas

Lewis Thomas (1913–1993) was born in New York. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Princeton and a doctorate in medicine in 1937. He went on to become professor of pediatric research at the University of Minnesota, chairman of the Departments of Pathology and Medicine and also dean at the New York University—Bellevue Medical Center, chairman of the Department of Pathology and dean at Yale Medical School, and president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. His now classic book, The Lives of a Cell, won the National Book Award in 1974.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 8.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English