Vanishing Life The Mystery of Mass Extinctions by Jeff Hecht

Vanishing Life The Mystery of Mass Extinctions

Written by Jeff Hecht
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Vanishing Life The Mystery of Mass Extinctions by Jeff Hecht

The fascinating phenomenon of mass extinction is the subject of Jeff Hecht's spellbinding book. In clear and lucid style he explores the geological evidence of extinction and its interpretation, the evolution of species, fossilization, and the theories by which science attempts to explain the various dyings.

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 12 to 99 years


Jeff Hecht
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Atheneum Books for Young Readers an imprint of Simon & Schuster

Publication date

6th February 2009



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