The Resource Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner, (overdrive ebook)

Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner, (overdrive ebook)

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Long for this world : the strange science of immortality
Title
Long for this world
Title remainder
the strange science of immortality
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Weiner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This rollicking scientific adventure story is science writing of the highest order and with the highest stakes. Could we live forever? And if we could--would we want to?--From publisher description
Title
Long for this world
Creator
Summary
This rollicking scientific adventure story is science writing of the highest order and with the highest stakes. Could we live forever? And if we could--would we want to?
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
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356523
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
612.68
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Longing for this world
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Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner, (overdrive ebook)
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http://ohdbks.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=78837CB0-7CAA-4203-AE32-AE15F3E98910
Publication
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Description based on print version record
Overdrive ID
78837cb0-7caa-4203-ae32-ae15f3e98910
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-297) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The phoenix. Immortal longings ; The problem of mortality ; Life and death of a cell ; Into the nest of the phoenix -- The hydra. The evolution of aging ; The garbage catastrophe ; The seven deadly things ; The Methuselah wars ; The weakest link -- The good life. Long for this work ; The trouble with immortality ; The everlasting yes and no
Control code
ocm668224726
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062000217
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)668224726

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