This fascinating and thoroughly engaging audiobook will appeal to a great many listeners beyond those who follow developments in contemporary science. Popular science writer Carl Zimmer surveys a wide array of life forms and states of existence to answer some of the most fundamental questions about life. Joe Ochman is a narrator who knows how to pace a sentence in a way that enlivens even the most factual statements. Many of the issues raised here have ethical and political dimensions--for example, in abortion law, determining when life "begins." This evenhanded discussion will appeal to listeners on all sides of these issues for its unique perspectives on fundamental questions. D.A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2021]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2021
DD ISBN 9780593343531 $20.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2021
DD ISBN 9780593343548 $85.50
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