Living Fossil: The Story of the Coelacanth (Paperback)Keith Stewart Thomson (author)
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Living Fossil describes the life and habitat of the coelcanth and what scientists have learned about it during fifty years of research. It is an exciting and very human story, filled with ambitious and brilliant people, that reveals much about the practice of modern science.
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Number of pages: 252
Weight: 293 g
Dimensions: 208 x 140 x 18 mm
"A marvelous book describing the discovery of the coelacanth and its importance to evolutionary biology. . . . Fascinating reading for scientist and non-scientist alike." -- George D. Langdon, president, American Museum of Natural History
"Authoritative and eminently readable, deserving of a wide audience." -- James D. Ebert, National Academy of Sciences
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