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Ninety-Nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of Illinois Pr
Publication date September 1, 1989
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780252060274
ISBN-10 025206027X
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $22.00
Other format details university press
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It's an arthropods' world. We just live in it. In this classic of natural history, National Medal of Science-winning entomologist May R. Berenbaum weaves a web of spellbinding portraits that acquaints readers with the multitudes sharing our world and, alas, our kitchen. Go small or go home as Berenbaum reveals: · Why the "Jesus bug" can walk on water · How the katydid's nighttime noise inspired romantic poetry · The trapping prowess of the hungry antlion · That disgusting thing chiggers do to eat your skin A witty guide that's as accessible as the container of flour you should have closed more tightly, Ninety-nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers adds a new Berenbaum preface to the fascinating story of our million closest neighbors.


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Hardcover
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from Univ of Illinois Pr (May 1, 1989)
9780252015717 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.95
About: It's an arthropods' world.
Paperback
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With John Parker Sherrod (other contributor) | from Univ of Illinois Pr (September 1, 1989)
9780252060274 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $22.00
About: It's an arthropods' world.

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