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The lives of a cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

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Reprint of the ed. published by Viking Press, New York.
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Full title lives of a cell notes of a biology watcher
Author thomas lewis
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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.

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subject_facet Biology -- Philosophy
title_display The lives of a cell : notes of a biology watcher
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