The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Lewis Thomas

Narrated By: Grover Gardner

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 1990

Duration: 4 hours 12 minutes

Summary:

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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