The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements (MP3 CD)

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By Sam Kean, Sean Runnette (Narrated by), Sean Runnette (Read by)
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The infectious tales and astounding details in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, the arts, poison, and the lives of the frequently mad scientists who discovered them.

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"Kean succeeds in giving us the cold hard facts, both human and chemical, behind the astounding phenomena without sacrificing any of the wonder---a trait vital to any science writer worth his NaCl. A" ---Entertainment Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400169528
ISBN-10: 1400169526
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: August 24th, 2010
Language: English