The Signature of All Things (Paperback)

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Indie Next List

October 2013
This novel spans two centuries and offers the reader details of travel, adventure, love, family dysfunction, and science. Alma Whitaker is born in 1800 to a self-made man who becomes the richest man in Philadelphia. Alma is brilliant but homely, and during her long, loveless life she pursues the study of botany, ultimately proposing one of the first theories of evolution. Gilbert expertly tracks Alma's travels around the world, her struggles with her family and the man with whom she falls in love, and her desperate need to understand the mechanisms behind all life. -- Kate Mai, Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX

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Product Details ISBN-10: 1594137854
ISBN-13: 9781594137853
Large Print
Published: Large Print Press, 06/01/2014
Pages: 884
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: College Freshman
Maximum Grade Level: Up


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