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The sixth extinction : an unnatural history / Elizabeth Kolbert.

Kolbert, Elizabeth, author. (Author).
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  • 8 of 14 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Florence County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Florence - Main Library 576.84 Kolbert (Text) 33172005446321 Adult Non-fiction Available -

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  • 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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