The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today

  • ISBN-13: 9780061806483
  • Author: Rob Dunn
  • Publisher: Harper
  • Publication date: 2011-06-21
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 304
  • $18.65
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“Anextraordinary book…. With clarity and charm [Dunn] takes the reader into theoverlap of medicine, ecology, and evolutionary biology to reveal an importantdomain of the human condition.” —EdwardO. Wilson, author of Anthill and The Future of LifeBiologistRob Dunn reveals the crucial influence that other species have upon our health,our well-being, and our world in The WildLife of Our Bodies—a fascinating tour through the hidden truths of natureand codependence. Dunn illuminates the nuanced, often imperceptible relationshipsthat exist between homo sapiens and other species, relationships that underpinhumanity’s ability to thrive and prosper in every circumstance. Readers ofMichael Pollan’s TheOmnivore’s Dilemma will be enthralled by Dunn’s powerful, lucid explorationof the role that humankind plays within the greater web of life on Earth.

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