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The sixth extinction : an unnatural history / Elizabeth Kolbert.

Kolbert, Elizabeth, author. (Author).
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  • 11 of 14 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Anderson - Anderson Main Library 576.8 Kolbert Elizabeth (Text) 22960000786904 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch 576.8 Kolbert Elizabeth (Text) 22960000786912 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 576.84 KOL (Text) 0530005543057 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 576.84 KOL (Text) 0530009944188 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 576.84 KOL (Text) 0530010522874 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Dorchester - Summerville Branch 576.84 KOL (Text) 30018004459596 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805092998
  • Physical Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Henry Holt & Co, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The sixth extinction -- ‡t The mastodon's molars -- ‡t The original penguin -- ‡t The luck of the ammonites -- ‡t Welcome to the Anthropocene -- ‡t The sea around us -- ‡t Dropping acid -- ‡t The forest and the trees -- ‡t Islands on dry land -- ‡t The new Pangaea -- ‡t The rhino gets an ultrasound -- ‡t The madness gene -- ‡t The thing with feathers.
Summary, etc.: Draws on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists, and other researchers to discuss the five devastating mass extinctions on Earth and predicts the coming of a sixth.
Awards Note: 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction 2015
Subject: Mass extinctions.
Extinction (Biology)
Environmental disasters.

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