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Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth

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Country  United States
Originally published  1997
Subject  Natural history


Language  English
Author  Richard Fortey
OCLC  38002657
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Original title  Life: An Unauthorised Biography
Illustrator  Cassandra J. Pappas (design) Jerry Bauer (photos)
Media type  Print (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages  346 pp (paperback edition)
Genres  Non-fiction, Non-fiction novel
Awards  New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
Similar  Richard Fortey books, Evolution books, Non-fiction books

Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth is a non-fiction book written by British paleontologist Richard A. Fortey. It was originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by HarperCollins Publishers, under the title Life: An Unauthorised Biography. Fortey used this book to explain how life has evolved over the last four billion years. He discusses evolution, biology, the origin of life, and paleontology. Under its various titles Fortey's book has become a best-seller; according to WorldCat, it is in over a thousand public libraries in the United States alone.

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