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The fragile species, Lewis Thomas

Label
The fragile species
Title
The fragile species
Statement of responsibility
Lewis Thomas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays on a variety of topics in medicine and biology
Summary
Whether he is discussing our origins as archaebacteria or the politics of trench warfare, physician-scientist Lewis Thomas is always insightful and exuberantly engaged in his world. This collection of essays deals with everything from AIDS to ozone depletion, and reveals the author's clear thinking and his ability to cut through the fog of modern problems
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
210766
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
610/.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
R708
LC item number
.T48 1992
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
W 9
NLM item number
T458f 1992
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The fragile species, Lewis Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Robert Stewart book."
Contents
I. Fifty years out -- Becoming a doctor -- The art and craft of memoir -- The life in the mind -- II. In time of plague -- Aids and drug abuse -- The odds on normal aging -- Obligations -- III. Comprehending my cat Jeoffry -- Science and the health of the earth -- Sermon at St. John the Divine, June 1984 -- IV. Cooperation -- Communication -- Connections
Control code
136059
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 193 p.
Isbn
9780684194202
Lccn
91034315
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm24429961
  • (OCoLC)24429961
Label
The fragile species, Lewis Thomas
Publication
Note
"A Robert Stewart book."
Contents
I. Fifty years out -- Becoming a doctor -- The art and craft of memoir -- The life in the mind -- II. In time of plague -- Aids and drug abuse -- The odds on normal aging -- Obligations -- III. Comprehending my cat Jeoffry -- Science and the health of the earth -- Sermon at St. John the Divine, June 1984 -- IV. Cooperation -- Communication -- Connections
Control code
136059
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 193 p.
Isbn
9780684194202
Lccn
91034315
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm24429961
  • (OCoLC)24429961

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