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The Resource The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; iillustrated by Dave McKean

The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; iillustrated by Dave McKean

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The magic of reality : how we know what's really true
Title
The magic of reality
Title remainder
how we know what's really true
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dawkins ; iillustrated by Dave McKean
Title variation
magic of reality
Title variation remainder
how we know whats really true
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dawkins examines how people use science to make sense of the world and to answer the basic questions of existence. He also chronicles the time before the scientific method was developed, when society had only myth to explain the unknown
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Writing style
Illustration
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10016047
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Dawkins, Richard
Dewey number
501
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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McKean, Dave
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True
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Reality
  • Nature
Target audience
adult
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how we know what's really true
Label
The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; iillustrated by Dave McKean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
What is reality? What is magic? -- Who was the first person? -- Why are there so many different kinds of animals? -- What are things made of? -- Why do we have night and day, winter and summer? -- What is the sun? -- What is a rainbow? -- When and how did everything begin? -- Are we alone? -- What is an earthquake? -- Why do bad things happen? -- What is a miracle
Control code
ocn709673132
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9781439192818
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011025607
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)709673132
Label
The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; iillustrated by Dave McKean
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
What is reality? What is magic? -- Who was the first person? -- Why are there so many different kinds of animals? -- What are things made of? -- Why do we have night and day, winter and summer? -- What is the sun? -- What is a rainbow? -- When and how did everything begin? -- Are we alone? -- What is an earthquake? -- Why do bad things happen? -- What is a miracle
Control code
ocn709673132
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9781439192818
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011025607
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)709673132

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