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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.,
  • Nature.,
  • Natural history.,
  • Technical writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by David Quammen ; Burkhard Bilger, series editor.
    SeriesThe best American series
    ContributionsQuammen, David, 1948-, Bilger, Burkhard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22373735M
    ISBN 100618082948, 0618082956

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    The Best American Science Writing is a yearly anthology of popular science articles published in the United States, which commenced publication in The books are published by Ecco Press (HarperCollins).As of the series editor is Jesse was preceded as series editor by Alan Lightman. The series is unrelated to the Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Best American Series The next edition in a series praised as "undeniably exquisite" (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field. From Brooke Jarvis on deep-ocean mining to Elizabeth Kolbert on New Zealand's unconventional conservation strategies, this is a group that celebrates the Reviews:

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