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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

by Alan Lightman

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ISBN 10
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ISBN 13
9780345805959
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New York: Vintage. Trade Paperback. October 7, 2014. 6th printing. Fine. Small chip to rear corner of spine tail, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Suitable for gifting. 157 pages.

Synopsis

Alan Lightman is the author of six novels, including the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams and The Diagnosis, which was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the author of two collections of essays and several books on science. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and Nature, among other publications. A theoretical physicist as well as a writer, he has served on the faculties of Harvard and MIT, where he was the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in science and the humanities. He lives in the Boston area.

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000001
Title
The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
Author
Alan Lightman
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
034580595X
ISBN 13
9780345805959
Publisher
Vintage
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
October 7, 2014
Keywords
cosmology, astronomy, philosophy, physics, intuition, instinct, thought, thinking, theory of knowledge, universe
Bookseller catalogs
Science & Technology;
Size
8vo

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