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River out of Eden

A Darwinian View of Life
Narrated by: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward
Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, Biology
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How did the replication bomb we call "life" begin, and where in the world, or rather, in the universe, is it heading? Writing with characteristic wit and an ability to clarify complex phenomena (the New York Times described his style as "[T]he sort of science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius"), Richard Dawkins confronts this ancient mystery.

©1995 Richard Dawkins (P)2015 Orion Publishing Group

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Not a subway read but interesting

Interesting topics, but maybe better division of Chapters

Not a subway read. Maybe more before bedtime

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  • Randy Olsen
  • 15-01-19

Must read

Required content for anyone interested in where they come from and what their existence means.

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  • Cristian Condurache
  • 10-01-20

Insightful. Great book and great audiobook!

Found out about the mitochondrial DNA and its possible origins. The river metaphor with different branches for species is an interesting way to look at life and Darwinism.

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  • pete
  • 13-03-19

Interesting ... deserves a fee passes

Interesting point of view , entertaining narration, I will definitively will go throw it again for thoroughness