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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America
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Eric Simons
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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America

Eric Simons


9781590202999

Overlook Press


Mathematics & Sciences;
Evolution;
Travel & holiday guides


Paperback

258 pages

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Like Simons, Darwin was in his mid-twenties when he traveled to South America. Simons followed Darwin further into the continent-to stand where Darwin had, and to explore the histories, legends and people that had fascinated the great scientist two centuries before. He trekked to as many of the locations Darwin wrote about as he could find, to see if he could view these places through Darwin's eyes, and to learn what South Americans know about Darwin.

Innovative and amusing, Darwin Slept Here offers a new look at a familiar subject, by a fresh, compelling writer to watch.

By:   Eric Simons
Imprint:   Overlook Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 191mm,  Width: 133mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   227g
ISBN:   9781590202999
ISBN 10:   1590202996
Pages:   258
Publication Date:   June 2010
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Eric Simons is the author of Darwin Slept Here, also published by Overlook. He is a contributor to NPR's Radiolab and lives in San Francisco.


A bracingly fresh portrait... here is Darwin as only another young naturalist could find him... nothing less than exhilarating. - Michael Pollan Hard to put down - lighthearted adventures that keep a reader wanting more. - San Francisco Chronicle Simons celebrates a refreshingly different Darwin: a twenty-something traveler fond of hurling iguanas into the sea and charging up any tall peak he could find.... - Outside Magazine

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