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  • Published: Boston, MA : Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Description: xxii, 328 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780547002590
  • 0547002599

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The Best American science and nature writing 2009

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Call number: 500 Be

Available Copies: Pittsfield Adult

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Foreword -- Introduction / Elizabeth Kolbert -- Faustian economics / Wendell Barry -- The ethics of climate change / John Broome -- Is Google making us stupid? / Nicholas Carr -- High-tech trash / Chris Carroll -- Intel inside / Andrew Curry -- Blown apart / Keay Davidson -- Did life begin in ice? / Douglas Fox -- The day before Genesis / Adam Frank -- The itch / Atul Gawande -- The mushroom cloud's silver lining / David Grimm -- Last of the Neanderthals / Stephen S. Hall -- Virtual Iraq / Sue Halpern -- Chain reaction / Walter Issacson -- Wasteland / Frederick Kaufman -- Minds of their own / Virginia Morell -- Back to the future / J. Madeleine Nash -- To take wilderness in hand / Michelle Nijhuis -- How we evolve / Benjamin Phelan -- Pop psychology / Virginia Postrel -- Contagious cancer / David Quammen -- The reality tests / Joshua Roebke -- Darwin and the meaning of flowers / Oliver Sacks -- Animalcules and other little objects / Mark A. Smith -- Big foot / Michael Specter -- Red is the new green / Patrick Symmes -- Stayin' Alive / Gary Wolf.

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