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What Are You Optimistic About? Today"s Leading Thinkers on Why Things Are Good and Getting Better by John Brockman

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Essays,
  • General,
  • Science / General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9244969M
ISBN 100061436933
ISBN 109780061436932
OCLC/WorldCa174138046

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