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Prescott's Microbiology Hardcover – February 3, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0077350130 ISBN-10: 0077350138 Edition: 8th

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  • Hardcover: 1070 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math; 8 edition (February 3, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0077350138
  • ISBN-13: 978-0077350130
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 9.1 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,820 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

JOANNE M. WILLEY has been a professor at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York, since 1993, where she is Professor of Microbiology; she holds a joint appointment with the Hostra University School of Medicine. LINDA M. SHERWOOD is a member of the Department of Microbiology at Montana State University. Her interest in microbiology was sparked by the last course she took to complete a B.S. degree in Psychology at Western Illinois University. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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It's very well written and easy to understand.
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Book in excelent conditions. brand new. i reccomend this book it to all of you.
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This is a good read for upper level microbiology.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Stormia Mind on December 27, 2008
I learned a hell of a lot more from this text than my professor. It was better written than I expected, it's as up to date as you can expect a textbook to be, and the pictures/diagrams are good. And most importantly, IDENTICAL to the hardback, but cheaper.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By anonymous on September 11, 2010
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This book does an excellent job of going into depth about the topics covered in my class. Several figures give more details than in previous editions. One drawback is that this edition does not have the essays that were in the older edition. Those essays were extremely helpful for making connections for class. Also, this edition is extremely expensive however,amazon was much cheaper than my local bookstore.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By nortonjl on August 22, 2012
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The product is very useful and has great information. Just as good as the original hardcover, but lots cheaper! Easy to follow.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By buckyball59 on May 15, 2012
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When you pay as much for texts as we all do these days (even through Amazon), you expect it to be better edited than this book is. Still, this really is a very good text for micro, and I enjoyed the content. But there are many typos, misspellings, and poor usages of English Grammar that made reading quickly a bit awkward. Sometimes, also, some common term could not be found in the index or glossary. With this text, as with many others I have paid an exorbitant amount of money for the last 15 years or so, I wonder sometimes whether the book I've gotten was a "second" and that I perhaps just didn't know how to tell before purchasing that it wasn't "first quality" - so many were the errors and problems. It seems that the more we pay for texts, the worse they become. A little arithmetic would seem to lead one to believe that the publishers are quite capable of employing adequate staff to do this work properly. I wonder whether anyone else agrees with me. McGraw: SPRING FOR AN EDITOR and A PROOFREADER, PLEASE! It almost perfect...
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By JLV on July 8, 2014
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Delivered and works as indicated. No issues.
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By Amanda on March 1, 2014
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Just what I needed and at a great price. It was in good condition and will get me through class
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By Petra Warnick on November 26, 2013
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This book is very detailed and explains many concepts about microbiology. If you are looking for a less expensive edition this is the one.
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By Stephanie on October 2, 2013
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Exactly what I needed. The book came in a timely manner. So much easier to rent then buy, especially when you know for sure it would only collect dust after the class is over. Thanks!
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