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The Resource The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; illustrated by Dave McKean

The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; illustrated by Dave McKean

Label
The magic of reality : how we know what's really true
Title
The magic of reality
Title remainder
how we know what's really true
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dawkins ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explains a wide range of natural phenomena including how old the universe is, why the continents look like disconnected pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, what causes tsunamis, why there are so many kinds of plants and animals, and who the first man, or woman, was. Starting with the magical, mythical explanations for the wonders of nature, the author reveals the scientific truths behind these occurrences
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Dawkins, Richard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Reality
  • Nature
Label
The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Transworld Publishers; a fully illustrated hardcover edition first published in Great Britain, with color illustrations by Dave McKean, in 2011 by Bantam Press, an imprint of Transworld Publishers"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Contents
What is reality? What is magic? -- Who was the first person? -- Why are there so many different kinds of animals? -- What are things made of? -- Why do we have night and day, winter and summer? -- What is the sun? -- What is a rainbow? -- When and how did everything begin? -- Are we alone? -- What is an earthquake? -- Why do bad things happen? -- What is a miracle?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Free Press trade paperback edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781451675047
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013409774
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796931866
  • (OCoLC)ocn796931866
  • 737707
Label
The magic of reality : how we know what's really true, Richard Dawkins ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Transworld Publishers; a fully illustrated hardcover edition first published in Great Britain, with color illustrations by Dave McKean, in 2011 by Bantam Press, an imprint of Transworld Publishers"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Contents
What is reality? What is magic? -- Who was the first person? -- Why are there so many different kinds of animals? -- What are things made of? -- Why do we have night and day, winter and summer? -- What is the sun? -- What is a rainbow? -- When and how did everything begin? -- Are we alone? -- What is an earthquake? -- Why do bad things happen? -- What is a miracle?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Free Press trade paperback edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781451675047
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013409774
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796931866
  • (OCoLC)ocn796931866
  • 737707

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