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The nearsighted naturalist

by Ann Zwinger

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history.,
  • Nature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnn Haymond Zwinger ; illustrated by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH81 .Z94 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL349619M
    ISBN 100816518807, 0816518815
    LC Control Number98008881

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In addition to purchasing the titles individually, you may also. purchase the three-book set.Biography. Ann Haymond Zwinger was born Main Muncie, Indiana, the daughter of William and Ann young, she lived along the White River. She studied art history and was awarded two degrees, an A.B.

in Arts in by Wellesley College with the designation "Wellesley College Scholar," now considered roughly equivalent to "cum laude," and an A.M.

in Fine Arts by .