A short history of nearly everything
(Large Print)

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New York : Random House Large Print, c2003.
Format
Large Print
Edition
1st large print ed.
Physical Desc
x, 939 pages ; 25 cm.
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Main Library - Large Type  1 available
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English
ISBN
9780375432002, 0375432000 (large print)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [875]-898) and index.
Description
One of the world's most beloved and bestselling writers takes his ultimate journey -- into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer. In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail -- well, most of it. In In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand -- and, if possible, answer -- the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To that end, he has attached himself to a host of the world₂s most advanced (and often obsessed) archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians, travelling to their offices, laboratories, and field camps. He has read (or tried to read) their books, pestered them with questions, apprenticed himself to their powerful minds. A Short History of Nearly Everything is the record of this quest, and it is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it. Science has never been more involving or entertaining.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, B. (2003). A short history of nearly everything (1st large print ed.). Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. 2003. A Short History of Nearly Everything. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. A Short History of Nearly Everything New York: Random House Large Print, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. A Short History of Nearly Everything 1st large print ed., Random House Large Print, 2003.

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