Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
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|Format:||Hardback, 560 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 August 2011|
More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed totally different suites of plants and animals. Columbus's voyages brought them back together--and marked the beginning of an extraordinary exchange of flora and fauna between Eurasia and the Americas.
About the Author
Charles C. Mann, a correspondent for "The Atlantic, Science, " and "Wired, " has written for "Fortune, The New York Times, Smithsonian, Technology Review, Vanity Fair, " and "The Washington Post, " as well as for the TV network HBO and the series "Law & Order." A three-time National Magazine Award finalist, he is the recipient of writing awards from the American Bar Association, the American Institute of Physics, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Lannan Foundation. His "1491" won the National Academies Communication Award for the best book of the year. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
|Publisher: ||Knopf Publishing Group|
|Dimensions: ||23.9 x 16.89 x 4.52 centimeters (0.95 kg)|