The Reluctant Mr. Darwin

An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution

By David Quammen
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393059816, 304pp.)

Publication Date: July 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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Drawing from Charles Darwins secret "transmutation" notebooks and his personal letters, acclaimed science journalist Quammen has sketched a vivid life portrait of the man whose work never ceases to be controversial.

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