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The Resource A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson

A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson

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A short history of nearly everything
Title
A short history of nearly everything
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nature and science writer Bill Bryson examines some of mysteries of science, and attempts to understand not only what scientists know, but how they know it. Covers the creation of the universe, the size of the Earth, the origins of life, and other topics
Summary
The author traces the Big Bang through the rise of civilization, documenting his work with a host of the world's most advanced scientists and mathematicians to explain why things are the way they are
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
  • Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2004.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158476
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Senior High School
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Publisher's Weekly
Dewey number
500
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
Q162
LC item number
.B88 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-527) and index
Control code
21408406
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 544 p.
Isbn
9780767908177
Lccn
2003046006
System control number
  • (rplri)26479
  • (IMchF)fol08877855
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-527) and index
Control code
21408406
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 544 p.
Isbn
9780767908177
Lccn
2003046006
System control number
  • (rplri)26479
  • (IMchF)fol08877855

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