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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (181 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edward J. Larson Narrator: John McDonough Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Modern Library Chronicles Release Date:
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Edward J. Larson is a Pulitzer Prize–winning author and eminent science historian. This marvelously readable, yet sumptuously erudite work traces the development of the scientific theory of evolution. From Darwin’s essential trip to the Galápagos, to the most contemporary studies in sociobiology, this work takes listeners both into the field and laboratories of the world’s greatest evolutionary scientists, and shows how the theory of evolution has itself evolved. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Should make valuable reading for young people going into the sciences and other science buffs.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A clear, concise, and highly informative overview of evolutionary thought from ancient speculations to the emergence of a neo-Darwinian synthesis…This outstanding book is highly recommended.”

    Library Journal

  • “A brisk survey of the origins and development of modern biology’s key idea…Larson does a fine job of showing the main intellectual currents, effectively setting them in historical context. Thoroughly readable, evenhanded, and well documented.”

    Kirkus Review

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dianna | 11/12/2013

    " I read this book for a class. It is a little boring, but interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Adrienne | 10/28/2013

    " Very comprehensive and thorough. I really liked reading this book even though it's science. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Charles | 9/18/2013

    " A very good book as an introduction to the basics of evolution. Really gave me some food for thought. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Arash Kamangir | 3/12/2012

    " I reallized how little I knew, and still know, about evolution. "

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