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Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, and the Genius of the Royal Society
By Jon Turney (editor) and Bill Bryson (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher William Morrow & Co
Publication date November 2, 2010
Pages 506
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780061999765
ISBN-10 0061999768
Dimensions 1.75 by 7 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
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Original list price $35.00
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“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”
—The Economist


In Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great discoveries, feuds, and personalities of modern science. Already a major bestseller in the UK, Seeing Further tells the fascinating story of science and the Royal Society with Bill Bryson’s trademark wit and intelligence, and contributions from a host of well known scientists and science fiction writers, including Richard Dawkins, Neal Stephenson, James Gleick, and Margret Atwood. It is a delightful literary treat from the acclaimed author who previous explored the current state of scientific knowledge in his phenomenally popular book, A Short History of Nearly Everything.



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With Jon Turney (other contributor) | 1 edition from William Morrow & Co (November 2, 2010)
9780061999765 | details & prices | 506 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 1.75 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $35.00
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With Jon Turney (other contributor) | Reprint edition from William Morrow & Co (November 8, 2011)
9780061999772 | details & prices | 506 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $18.99
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