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A short history of nearly everything
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Published:
New York : Broadway Books, [2010], ©2005.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st U.S. pbk. ed., special ill. ed.
Physical Desc:
624 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 26 cm.
Status:
East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Non-Fiction
500 BRY
Description
This new edition of the acclaimed bestseller is lavishly illustrated to convey, in pictures as in words, Bill Bryson's exciting, informative journey into the world of science. In A Short History of Nearly Everything , the bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body, confronts his greatest challenge yet: to understand--and, if possible, answer--the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as his 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 . The result 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. Now, in this handsome new edition, Bill Bryson's words are supplemented by full-color artwork that explains in visual terms the concepts and wonder of science, at the same time giving face to the major players in the world of scientific study. Eloquently and entertainingly described, as well as richly illustrated, science has never been more involving or entertaining.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307885159, 0307885151

Notes

General Note
Reprint. Originally published: 2005.
General Note
"Special illustrated edition"--Cover.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 596-616) and index.
Description
The author traces the Big Bang through the rise of civilization, documenting his work with a host of the world's most advanced scientists and mathematicians to explain why things are the way they are.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bryson, B. (20102005). A short history of nearly everything. 1st U.S. pbk. ed., special ill. ed. New York: Broadway Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. 20102005. A Short History of Nearly Everything. New York: Broadway Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bryson, Bill, A Short History of Nearly Everything. New York: Broadway Books, 20102005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. A Short History of Nearly Everything. 1st U.S. pbk. ed., special ill. ed. New York: Broadway Books, 20102005. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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