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"Quammen brilliantly and powerfully re-creates the nineteenth century naturalist's highbrow and religious journey."--Los Angeles instances publication Review

Twenty-one years handed among Charles Darwin's epiphany that "natural choice" shaped the root of evolution and the scientist's booklet of On the foundation of Species. Why did Darwin hold up, and what occurred throughout the process these 20 years? The human drama and clinical foundation of those years represent a desirable, tangled story that elucidates the nature of a wary naturalist who initiated an highbrow revolution.

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