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Author Name    Brower, Kenneth

Title   The Starship and the Canoe

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First

Publisher   New York Harper & Row 1983

ISBN Number    0-06-091030-5 / 9780060910303

Seller ID   027732

First Harper Colophon edition (trade paperback) published 1983. Clean color-illustrated cover (illustration by Abe Echevarria) with very slight edgewear, no creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean - slight yellowing - no names, writing or marks. Full number line on copyright page. 270 pages. The gripping story of two remarkable men, a father and son. One searched for meaning in the stars above, the other in the sea below. Freeman Dyson, world-renowned astrophysicist, dreams of exploring the heavens and has designed a spaceship to take him there. George Dyson, a brilliant high school dropout, lives in a tree house and is designing a giant canoe to explore the icy coastal wilderness of Northwest America. Here, Kenneth Brower describes with stunning impac their lives and their visions of the world. It is an extraordinary double portrait framed in the contexts of modern science and the natural world.

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