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The common but less frequent loon and other essays

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history.,
  • Biological diversity.,
  • Scientists.,
  • Evolution (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-182) and index.

    StatementKeith Stewart Thomson ; illustrated by Linda Price Thomson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH81 .T61115 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpxi, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1408661M
    ISBN 100300056303
    LC Control Number93017240

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Thomson, Keith Stewart – (Keith Thomson, Keith S. Thomson) PERSONAL: Born Jin Heanor, England; immigrated to United States, ; naturalized citizen, ; son of Ronald William (a Baptist minister and administrator) and Marian Adelaide (a homemaker) Thomson; married Linda Gailbreath Price (an artist), Septem ; children: Jessica.

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