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The simple beauty of the unexpected

Marcelo Gleiser

The simple beauty of the unexpected

a natural philosopher"s quest for trout and the meaning of everything

by Marcelo Gleiser

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of nature,
  • Meaning (Philosophy),
  • Fly fishing,
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMarcelo Gleiser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH456 .G635 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 pages
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27213306M
    ISBN 101611684412
    ISBN 109781611684414
    LC Control Number2015044474
    OCLC/WorldCa923650770

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