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Life at the Edge of Sight

A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674975910

Publication Date: 09/25/2017


384 pages

7-3/8 x 8-1/4 inches

176 color illustrations, 35 halftones

Belknap Press


  • Foreword by Elio Schaechter
  • Preface
  • 1. From an Ancient Chalk Graveyard
  • 2. To the Heartbeat of Earth
  • 3. Under Celia Thaxter’s Garden
  • 4. Intelligent Slime
  • 5. Tales of Symbiosis
  • 6. On the Kitchen Counter
  • 7. There Is Life at the Edge of Sight
  • How to Photograph Microbes
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Image Information and Credits
  • Index

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