Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

Stephen Jay Gould, Author W. W. Norton & Company $17.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-393-30700-9
The Burgess Shale, a small quarry in the mountains of British Columbia, opened a window on the first multicellular animals. Gould, eminent life-historian and author, introduces us to the creatures of Burgess Shale and to those who have painstakingly examined them. ``This is exciting and illuminating material on the beginnings of life,'' wrote PW. Illustrated. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 09/12/1990
Release date: 09/01/1990
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