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Fragile Species

About The Book

The author of The Lives of a Cell and The Medusa and the Snail now raises challenging questions about some of the major issues of our time—AIDS, drug abuse, and aging.

With extraordinary perception, author Lewis Thomas discusses topics such as evolutionary biology, the development of language, the therapeutic aspects of medicine, and his love for his profession.

About The Author

Lewis Thomas is a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (November 1, 1996)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684843025

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