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Never home alone

Rob R. Dunn

Never home alone

from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live

by Rob R. Dunn

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history,
  • Biology,
  • Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-307) and index.

    StatementRob Dunn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH309 .D866 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 323 pages
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976467M
    ISBN 101541645766
    ISBN 109781541645769
    LC Control Number2018015934
    OCLC/WorldCa1028213103

    In Never Home Alone, Dunn introduces us to these tiny tenants and shows us how -- in almost every case -- they make our lives better, and explains why trying to eradicate the bad ones just makes our lives worse. No one who reads this engrossing, revelatory, and just plain fun book will look at their home, or the life in it, in the same way again. REVIEW | 'Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live' Meet the microscopic creatures that share your home, bed and shower.

    In his fascinating new book, Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live, Mr. Dunn brings a scientist’s sensibility to our domestic jungle by exploring the paradox of the modern home Mr. Dunn is a fine writer, wringing poetry out of the microbial explorations of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, who spent half the 17th century. Welcome to You're Never Alone with a Book:). I really hope you enjoy looking through all the beautiful books on this page. I fell in love with Usborne Books as a child and the magic never fades.

    Dunn is the author of the new book "Never Home Alone: From Microbe To Millipedes, Camel Crickets And Honey Bees, The Natural History Of Where We Live." He's a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology at North Carolina State University and in the Natural History Museum of Denmark at the University of Copenhagen.   In Never Home Alone, Dunn introduces us to these tiny tenants and shows us how -- in almost every case -- they make our lives better, and explains why trying to eradicate the bad ones just makes our lives worse. No one who reads this engrossing, revelatory, and just plain fun book will look at their home, or the life in it, in the same way again/5(6).


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