The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher, Lewis Thomas
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The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

Author: Lewis Thomas

Narrator: Grover Gardner

Unabridged: 4 hr 12 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 07/11/2017

Genre: Science - Essays

Synopsis

In The Lives of a Cell, Dr. Thomas opens up to the listener a universe of knowledge and perception that is perhaps not wholly unfamiliar to the research scientist; but the world he explores is one of men and women too, a world of complex interrelationships, old ironies, peculiar powers, and intricate languages that give identity to the alienated, direction to the dependent. The Lives of a Cell offers a subtle, bold vision of humankind and the world around us—a sense of what gives life—from a writer who seems to draw grace and strength from the very substance of his subject, a man of wit and imagination who takes pleasure in and gives meaning to nearly everything he beholds. A National Book Award Winner in 1975.

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