The Popular Science Book

Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea

Paperback: 528 pages; Publisher: Harper Perennial (September 5, 2006); ISBN-10: 0061138401, ISBN-13: 978-0061138409; Product dimensions: 5.3 x 0.8 x 8 inches; Shipping weight: 11.2 ounces.

This remarkable book presents a rich and up-to-date view of evolution that explores the far-reaching implications of Darwin's theory and emphasizes the power, significance, and relevance of evolution to our lives today. After all, we ourselves are the product of evolution, and we can tackle many of our gravest challenges – from lethal resurgence of antiobiotic-resistant diseases to the wave of extinctions that looms before us – with a sound understanding of the science.

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