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Lab girl

Hope Jahren

Lab girl

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biologists,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Biography,
  • Geobiology,
  • Research

  • About the Edition

    An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 508-509).

    StatementHope Jahren
    SeriesThorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs, Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.J344 A3 2016b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination513 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages513
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27213425M
    ISBN 101410490785
    ISBN 109781410490780
    LC Control Number2016011549
    OCLC/WorldCa946277159


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