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A short history of nearly everything [sound recording] / Bill Bryson.

Bryson, Bill. (Author). Matthews, Richard. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

The author wrote this book so that everyone could understand and appreciate ... the wonder and accomplishments of science at a level that isn't too technical or demanding, but isn't entirely superficial either.-Introd.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD 500 BRY (Text) 33892005610663 Adult Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 06/28/2012 Checked out 09/28/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0736693203
  • ISBN: 9780736693202
  • Physical Description: 15 sound discs (19 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Library edition.
  • Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Formatted Contents Note:
Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Richard Matthews.
Summary, etc.:
The author wrote this book so that everyone could understand and appreciate ... the wonder and accomplishments of science at a level that isn't too technical or demanding, but isn't entirely superficial either.-Introd.
Subject: Science > Popular works.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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