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The Triumph of an Idea

Carl Zimmer


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This remarkable book presents a rich and up–to–date view of evolution that explores the far–reaching implications of Darwin's theory and emphasizes the power, significance, and relevance of evolution to our lives today. After all, we ourselves are the product of evolution, and we can tackle many of our gravest challenges –– from lethal resurgence of antiobiotic–resistant diseases to the wave of extinctions that looms before us –– with a sound understanding of the science.

Praise For Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea

“[Evolution] is a richly illustrated and lucidly written companion book by Carl Zimmer.” — Science Magazine

Harper Perennial, 9780061138409, 528pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2006

About the Author

Carl Zimmer is the author of three well-received books on evolution. A Guggenheim fellow in 2002, he writes regularly for magazines, including National Geographic, Science, Newsweek, and Natural History.