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    DescriptionThe Best American Series(R) First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kind. "The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011" includes Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem, Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others


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    Title
    The Best American Science and Nature Writing
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Mary Roach
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 361
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780547350639
    ISBN 10: 0547350635
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    BIC subject category V2: WN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    BIC subject category V2: PD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BISAC V2.8: NAT024000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LCO002000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 09
    B&T Approval Code: A50010000, A60320000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A26454500
    BISAC V2.8: SCI080000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 810.8/036
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 500.0
    DC21: 500.0
    LC classification: PN6071.S3 B46 2011
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    2011 ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Mariner Books
    Imprint name
    Mariner Books
    Publication date
    04 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Back cover copy
    The Best American Series(R) First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kind. "The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011" includes Atul Gawande, Jonathan Franzen, Deborah Blum, Malcolm Gladwell, Oliver Sacks, Jon Mooallem, Jon Cohen, Luke Dittrich, and others Mary Roach, editor, is the author of the "New York Times" bestsellers "Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void," "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers," and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. She has written for "National Geographic," "Wired," "New Scientist," the "New York Times Book Review," the "Journal of Clinical Anatomy," and "Outside," among others. She is a member of the Mars Institute's advisory board and a winner of the American Engineering Societies' Engineering Journalism Award, in a category for which, let's be honest, she was the sole entrant. More at www.maryroach.net. Look for the other best-selling titles in the Best American series: The Best American Comics The Best American Essays The Best American Mystery Stories The Best American Nonrequired Reading The Best American Short Stories The Best American Sports Writing The Best American Travel Writing