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The anthropocene reviewed : essays on a human-centered planet

Green, John 1977- (author.). Green, John 1977- "You'll never walk alone." (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Humanity's temporal range. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Halley's Comet. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Our capacity for wonder. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Lascaux cave paintings. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Scratch 'n' sniff stickers. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Diet Dr Pepper. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Velociraptors. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Canada geese. (Added Author). Green, John 1977- Teddy bears. (Added Author).

Summary: "The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet-from the QWERTY keyboard and Staphylococcus aureus to the Taco Bell breakfast menu-on a five-star scale. John Green's gift for storytelling shines throughout this artfully curated collection that includes both beloved essays and all-new pieces exclusive to the book"--

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  • ISBN: 9780593412428
  • ISBN: 0593412427
  • Physical Description: 413 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Random House Large Print, 2021

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- "You'll never walk alone" -- Humanity's temporal range -- Halley's comet -- Our capacity for wonder -- Lascaux cave paintings -- Scratch 'n' sniff stickers -- Diet Dr. Pepper -- Velociraptors -- Canada geese -- Teddy bears -- The hall of presidents -- Air-conditioning -- Staphylococcus aureus -- The Internet -- Academic decathlon -- Sunsets -- Jerzy Dudek's performance on May 25, 2005 -- Penguins of Madagascar -- Piggly Wiggly -- The Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest -- CNN -- Harvey -- The yips -- Auld Lang Syne -- Googling strangers -- Indianapolis -- Kentucky bluegrass -- The Indianapolis 500 -- Monopoly -- Super Mario Kart -- Bonneville Salt Flats -- Hiroyuki Doi's circle drawings -- Whispering -- Viral meningitis -- Plague -- Wintry mix -- The hot dogs of Baejarins Beztu Pylsur -- The notes app -- The Mountain Goats -- The QWERTY keyboard -- The world's largest ball of paint -- Sycamore trees -- "New partner" -- Three farmers on their way to a dance.
Subject: Culture Miscellanea Reviews
Science Miscellanea Reviews
Large type books
Large type books
Genre: Large type books.

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