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Had to read this for an upper level History class and it was great; I would have read it for enjoyment in a heartbeat.Published 6 months ago by Ryan John
Quammen offers a carefully researched sketch of Darwin's life, values and theoretical breakthroughs, beginning after the Beagle voyage. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ryan Mease
Very insightful about Darwin the person. Pulls together his perfectionist personality with his insecurities and his family ties. Shows that Darwin was truly a great scientist.Published 10 months ago by Robert H. Hanson
I've read a few unskillfully written bios in my life, so I appreciate the effort of a biographer who does the job exceptionally well. Quammen gives us a very good one. Read morePublished 15 months ago by E. Culpepper
I bought this as a gift for someone and they said they really enjoyed it. Can't speak for it myself, but glad I bought it as a gift.Published 15 months ago by Mary Reyes
Well written and very readable. We learn of Darwin the man-- how he derives his theory, pondering through his vast array of observations.Published 16 months ago by Jane W Bedford