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The Resource A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson

A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson

Label
A short history of nearly everything
Title
A short history of nearly everything
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
  • Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2004.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158476
Cataloging source
YU6
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Bryson, Bill
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Life
  • Science
  • Life
  • Human beings
  • Culture
  • Human beings
  • Culture
  • Science
  • Science
Target audience
adult
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: 2005
  • "Special illustrated edition"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 596-616) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn762188405
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. pbk. ed., special ill. ed.
Extent
624 p.
Isbn
9780307885159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)762188405
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: 2005
  • "Special illustrated edition"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 596-616) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn762188405
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. pbk. ed., special ill. ed.
Extent
624 p.
Isbn
9780307885159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)762188405

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