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Author Gopnik, Adam.

Title Angels and ages : a short book about Darwin, Lincoln, and modern life / Adam Gopnik.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  973.7 GOP    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  920 GOPNIK    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  973.7092 GOPNIK    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  973.7 GOPNIK    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  973.7092 GOPNIK    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  973.7092 GOPNIK    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  973.7092 GOPNIK    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  973.7 GO    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 211 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-211).
Summary On February 12, 1809, two men were born an ocean apart: Abraham Lincoln in a one-room Kentucky log cabin; Charles Darwin on an English country estate. Each would see his life's work inspire a stark change in mankind's understanding of itself. In this bicentennial twin portrait, Adam Gopnik shows how these two giants, who never met, altered the way we think about death and time--about the very nature of earthly existence.
Contents Angels & ages -- Lincoln's mind -- Darwin's eye -- Lincoln in history -- Darwin in time -- Ages & angels.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Influence.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence.
Naturalists -- England -- Biography.
Civilization, Modern.
Liberalism.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Natural Science Disciplines -- England -- Biography.
Natural Science Disciplines -- United States -- Biography.
Civilization -- history -- England.
Civilization -- history -- United States.
Cultural Evolution -- England.
Cultural Evolution -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- England.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
Politics -- England -- Biography.
Politics -- United States -- Biography.
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