text A (very) short history of life on Earth : 4.6 billion years in 12 pithy chapters
- "In the tradition of E.H. Gombrich, Stephen Hawking, and Alan Weisman-an entertaining and uniquely informed narration of Life's life story. In the beginning, Earth was an inhospitably alien place-in constant chemical flux, covered with churning se... Read more
A song of fire and ice -- Animals assemble -- The backbone begins -- Running aground -- Arise, amniotes -- Triassic Park -- Dinosaurs in flight -- Those magnificent mammals -- Planet of the apes -- Across the world -- The end of prehistory -- The past ofthe future.
- vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
- St. Martin's Press 2021