The Unexpected Universe (Paperback)

By Loren Eiseley

Mariner Books, 9780156928502, 252pp.

Publication Date: October 18, 1972

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Drawing from his long experience as a naturalist, the author responds to the unexpected and symbolic aspects of a wide spectrum of phenomena throughout the universe. Scrupulous scholarship and magical prose are brought to bear on such diverse topics as seeds, the hieroglyphs on shells, lost tombs, the goddess Circe, city dumps, and Neanderthal man.