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The Mermaid’s Tale

Four Billion Years of Cooperation in the Making of Living Things

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HARDCOVER

$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674031937

Publication Date: 02/15/2009

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 halftones, 52 line illustrations, 1 table

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As an attempt to replace the dominant selectionist paradigm, The Mermaid’s Tale is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows among evolutionary biologists. At the very least, it ought to make them think very hard—as they should—about entertaining alternatives to our current received wisdom.—Ian Tattersall, Curator in the Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History

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