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TitleThe magic of reality : how we know what's really true / Richard Dawkins ; illustrated by Dave McKean.

 General Collection Q173 .D27 2011b  AVAILABLE
Description271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
EditionFirst Free Press hardcover edition.
NoteIncludes index.
ContentsWhat is reality? What is magic? -- Who was the first person? -- Why are there so many different kinds of animals? -- What are things made of? -- Why do we have night and day, winter and summer? -- What is the sun? -- What is a rainbow? -- When and how did everything begin? -- Are we alone? -- What is an earthquake? -- Why do bad things happen? -- What is a miracle.
SummaryThe author of "The God delusion" addresses key scientific questions previously explained by rich mythologies, from the evolution of the first humans and the life cycle of stars to the principles of a rainbow and the origins of the universe.
SubjectScience -- Miscellanea.
Science -- Philosophy.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Alt AuthorMcKean, Dave, illustrator.
Standard #9781439192818
9781451628920 ebook
1451628927 ebook

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