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Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Science Book Winner of the 2003 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Award of the Association of American Publishers, Biology Category Imagine beetles ejecting defensive sprays as hot as boiling water; female moths holding their mates for ransom; caterpillars disguising themselves as flowers by fastening petals to their bodies; termites emitting a viscous glue to rally fellow soldiers - and you will have entered an insect world once beyond imagining, a world observed and described down to its tiniest astonishing detail by Thomas Eisner.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674018273
ISBN-10: 0674018273
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Eisner

Thomas Eisner is Schurman Professor of Chemical Ecology at Cornell University. In 1994 he was awarded the National Medal of Science. His film Secret Weapons won the Grand Award at the New York Film Festival and was named Best Science Film by the British Association for the Advancement of Science.

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