Biology: A Guide to the Natural World

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Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, Sep 21, 2010 - Science - 880 pages

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David Krogh's Biology: A Guide to the Natural World leads readers on a memorable journey through the world of biology, using relevant examples, clearly-developed illustrations, and helpful insights that resonate with today's students. 

 

Widely-recognized as a book that students enjoy reading, the Fifth Edition  has been thoroughly updated with new discussions on social concerns and health applications, along with streamlined chapter summaries and expanded review questions.

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About the author (2010)

David Krogh has been writing about science for 27 years in newspapers, magazines, books, and for educational institutions. He is the author of Smoking: The Artificial Passion, an account of the pharmacological and cultural motivations behind the use of tobacco, which was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. In 1994, he began work on what would becomeBiology: A Guide to the Natural World, and in 1999 he completed its first edition. Since then, he has produced three more editions of A Guide to the Natural World along with a second textbook, A Brief Guide to Biology. He holds bachelor's degrees in journalism and history from the University of Missouri.

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