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    Title
    An Appetite for Wonder
    Subtitle
    The Making of a Scientist
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science Richard Dawkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 460 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062287151
    ISBN 10: 006228715X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: PSAJ
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PDA, HRQC, TBX
    Libri: ENGM1075
    BISAC V2.8: SCI075000
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16100
    BIC subject category V2: BGTA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.6A
    BISAC V2.8: SCI000000, BIO015000
    DC21: 570.92
    BISAC V2.8: SCI027000, BIO026000
    Libri: ERIN2060
    DC22: 570.92
    BISAC V2.8: REL004000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: DNC, PDR, QRYA5, PSAJ, DNBT
    Publisher
    Ecco Press
    Imprint name
    Ecco Press
    Publication date
    24 September 2013
    Author Information
    Richard Dawkins 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 acclaimed author of many 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 is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Royal Society of Literature Award (1987), The Michael Faraday Award of the Royal Society (1990), the Kistler Prize (2001), the Shakespeare Prize (2005), the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science (2006), the Galaxy British Book Awards Author of the Year Award (2007), and, most valuable of all, the International Cosmos Prize of Japan. Visit him at RichardDawkins.net.
    Review quote
    "Dawkins proves that today he is still an extraordinary thinker, and one who has made an enormous contribution to understanding human nature. This memoir is a fascinating account of one man's attempt to find answers to some of the most difficult questions posed to mankind."--NPR Books