The Ancestor's Tale by Richard Dawkins audiobook

The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

By Richard Dawkins
Read by Richard Dawkins  and Lalla Ward

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Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200016518

  • ISBN: 9798200016501

  • ISBN: 9798200016525

Runtime: 8.93 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In The Ancestor's Tale, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins offers a masterwork: an exhilarating reverse tour through evolution, from present-day humans back to the microbial beginnings of life four billion years ago. Throughout the journey Dawkins spins entertaining, insightful stories and sheds light on topics such as speciation, sexual selection, and extinction. The Ancestor's Tale is at once an essential education in evolutionary theory and riveting in its telling.

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Author Bio: Richard Dawkins

Author Bio: Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins, an acclaimed biologist, is a fellow of the Royal Society and was the inaugural holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. He is the author of numerous books, including The Selfish Gene, Climbing Mount Improbable, Unweaving the Rainbow, The Ancestor’s Tale, The God Delusion, and The Greatest Show on Earth. He has received a number of honorary doctorates from colleges and universities around the world and has received many awards and honors throughout his career, most notably a Finlay Innovation Award, the Michael Faraday Award, the Nakayama Prize, the Kistler Prize, and the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 8.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English