The Flight of the Iguana

A Sidelong View of Science and Nature

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About The Book

From the award-winning author of The Song of the Dodo comes a collection of essays in which various weird and wonderful aspects of nature are examined. This book contains tales of vegetarian piranha fish, voiceless dogs, and a scientific search for the genes that threaten to destroy the cheetah.

About The Author

Photograph by Lynn Donaldson

David Quammen is a regular contributor to Natural history magazines. He is also the author of three novels and several other books including, THE FLIGHT OF THE IGUANA (0684836262), also available from Simon & Schuster.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Scribner (October 16, 2012)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781476728735

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