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9780062288431, titled "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science" | Ecco Pr, September 29, 2015, cover price $27.99

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9780062288455, titled "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science" | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $15.99
9780062416995, titled "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science" | Lgr edition (Harperluxe, October 13, 2015), cover price $27.99
9780593072561, titled "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science" | Gardners Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $25.35

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9780062562234, titled "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science" | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, September 27, 2016), cover price $19.99
9780062417183, titled "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science" | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, September 29, 2015), cover price $44.99

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9780062283559 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, September 24, 2013), cover price $34.99

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With the 2006 publication of The God Delusion, the name Richard Dawkins became a byword for ruthless skepticism and "brilliant, impassioned, articulate, impolite" debate (San Francisco Chronicle). his first memoir offers a more personal view.His first book, The Selfish Gene, caused a seismic shift in the study of biology by proffering the gene-centered view of evolution. It was also in this book that Dawkins coined the term meme, a unit of cultural evolution, which has itself become a mainstay in contemporary culture.In An Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins shares a rare view into his early life, his intellectual awakening at Oxford, and his path to writing The Selfish Gene. He paints a vivid picture of his idyllic childhood in colonial Africa, peppered with sketches of his colorful ancestors, charming parents, and the peculiarities of colonial life right after World War II. At boarding school, despite a near-religious encounter with an Elvis record, he began his career as a skeptic by refusing to kneel for prayer in chapel. Despite some inspired teaching throughout primary and secondary school, it was only when he got to Oxford that his intellectual curiosity took full flight.Arriving at Oxford in 1959, when undergraduates "left Elvis behind" for Bach or the Modern Jazz Quartet, Dawkins began to study zoology and was introduced to some of the university's legendary mentors as well as its tutorial system. It's to this unique educational system that Dawkins credits his awakening, as it invited young people to become scholars by encouraging them to pose rigorous questions and scour the library for the latest research rather than textbook "teaching to" any kind of test. His career as a fellow and lecturer at Oxford took an unexpected turn when, in 1973, a serious strike in Britain caused prolonged electricity cuts, and he was forced to pause his computer-based research. Provoked by the then widespread misunderstanding of natural selection known as "group selection" and inspired by the work of William Hamilton, Robert Trivers, and John Maynard Smith, he began to write a book he called, jokingly, "my bestseller." It was, of course, The Selfish Gene.Here, for the first time, is an intimate memoir of the childhood and intellectual development of the evolutionary biologist and world-famous atheist, and the story of how he came to write what is widely held to be one of the most important books of the twentieth century.
By Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward (narrator)

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9780062287151 | Harpercollins, September 24, 2013, cover price $18.99 | also contains An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist | About this edition: With the 2006 publication of The God Delusion, the name Richard Dawkins became a byword for ruthless skepticism and "brilliant, impassioned, articulate, impolite" debate (San Francisco Chronicle).
9780593070901 | Gardners Books, September 12, 2013, cover price $25.35 | also contains An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

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9780062355621 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, August 26, 2014), cover price $19.99

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Product Description: An Appetite for Wonder is a disarming account of world-famous evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins's early life, from his childhood in colonial East Africa to the writing of one of the twentieth century's seminal works, The Selfish Gene.

Hardcover:

9780062225795 | Ecco Pr, September 24, 2013, cover price $27.99

Paperback:

9780062225801 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, August 26, 2014), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: An Appetite for Wonder is a disarming account of world-famous evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins's early life, from his childhood in colonial East Africa to the writing of one of the twentieth century's seminal works, The Selfish Gene.
9780062287151 | Harpercollins, September 24, 2013, cover price $18.99 | also contains An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist | About this edition: With the 2006 publication of The God Delusion, the name Richard Dawkins became a byword for ruthless skepticism and "brilliant, impassioned, articulate, impolite" debate (San Francisco Chronicle).
9780593070901 | Gardners Books, September 12, 2013, cover price $25.35 | also contains An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

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Product Description: Most people who have taken a biology course in the past 50 years are familiar with the work of David Lack, but few remember his name. Almost all general biology texts produced during that period have a figure showing the beak size differences among the finches of the Galapagos Islands from Lack's 1947 classic, Darwin's Finches...read more

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9780199922642 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2013, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: Most people who have taken a biology course in the past 50 years are familiar with the work of David Lack, but few remember his name.

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Product Description: Begins with a review of the concepts presented in Level 2, then introduces new pieces and lessons in new keys to prepare the student for more advanced studies. Includes a "Just for Fun" section and an "Ambitious" section for the student who will devote a little extra effort toward learning some of the great masterworks that require additional practice...read more
By Amanda Vick Lethco (contributor), Morton Manus (contributor) and Willard A. Palmer (contributor)

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9780739069530 | Pap/com edition (Alfred Pub Co, March 1, 2010), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Begins with a review of the concepts presented in Level 2, then introduces new pieces and lessons in new keys to prepare the student for more advanced studies.
9780192814302, titled "J.B.S.: The Life and Work of J.B.S. Haldane" | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1984, cover price $8.95 | also contains J.B.S.: The Life and Work of J.B.S. Haldane

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Product Description: Book by Groner, Julius, Cornelius, Paul F. S.

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9780940168336 | Boxwood Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Book by Groner, Julius, Cornelius, Paul F.

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Product Description: With a foreword by S ZuckermanThe First Julian Huxley Memorial Lecture by J NeedhamSir Julian Huxley was especially noted for his versatility — great biologist, first Director-General of UNESCO, Director of the London Zoo, bird watcher, skilled popular writer of science and a tireless champion of wildlife conservation...read more

Hardcover:

9789810211424 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 1, 1993, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: With a foreword by S ZuckermanThe First Julian Huxley Memorial Lecture by J NeedhamSir Julian Huxley was especially noted for his versatility — great biologist, first Director-General of UNESCO, Director of the London Zoo, bird watcher, skilled popular writer of science and a tireless champion of wildlife conservation.

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The development of nineteenth-century attitudes toward science and the world is examined in light of Huxley's ethics and philosophies, varied interests in science and culture, and significant role in the Victorian intellectual milieu

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9780803209176 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, January 1, 1979, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The development of nineteenth-century attitudes toward science and the world is examined in light of Huxley's ethics and philosophies, varied interests in science and culture, and significant role in the Victorian intellectual milieu

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