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- DescriptionPart autobiography, part case study in the ways of field biology, this book is an account of a scientist's life and work. For the author, it is an opportunity to report t just his results but the curiosity, humour, error, passion and competitiveness that feed the process of discovery. His stated purpose is to tell about the natural links forged between one's life and a life in science , and this volume, illustrated with prencil drawings, combines biographical details with an ecomic-ecological approach to flora and fauna.
- Author BiographyBernd Heinrich is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Vermont. He has written several memoirs of his life in science and nature, including One Man's Owl, and Ravens in Winter. Bumblebee Economics was twice a nominee for the American Book Award in Science, and A Year in the Maine Woods won the 1995 Rutstrum Authors' Award for Literary Excellence.
- Author(s)Bernd Heinrich
- PublisherHarvard University Press
- Date of Publication04/09/1991
- SubjectBiography: Science, Technology & Medical
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarvard University Press
- Content Note51 fine line illustrations
- Weight317 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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