Book description:Genre: Science
1st ed. of "The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher(Notes of a Biology Watcher 2)".
ISBN 13: 9780140243192
Number of pages: 521
The medusa is a tiny jellfish that lives on the ventral surface of a sea slug found in the Bay of Naples. Readers will find themselves caught up in the fate of the medusa and the snail as a metaphor for eternal issues of life and death as Lewis Thomas further extends the exploration of a man and his world begun in The Lives of a Cell.
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