An appetite for wonder : the making of a scientist : a memoir / Richard Dawkins.
Author: Dawkins, Richard, 1941- author.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
ISBN: 9780062225795 (hbk.)
9780062287151 (international ed.)
006228715X (international ed.)
9780062315809 (signed ed.)
0062315803 (signed ed.)
Description: 308 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 24 cm
Subject: Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
Biologists Great Britain Biography.
Notes: Originally published: London : Bantam Press, an imprint of Transworld Publishers, 2013.
Contents: Genes and pith helmets -- Camp followers in Kenya -- The land of the lake -- Eagle in the mountains -- Farewell to Africa -- Under Salisbury's spire -- 'And your English summer's done' -- The spire by the Nene -- Dreaming spires -- Learning the trade -- West Coast dreamtime -- Computer fix -- The grammar of behaviour -- The immortal gene -- Looking back down the path.
Summary: Famous for his radical new vision of Darwinism, Richard Dawkins paints a colorful, richly textured canvas of his early life from innocent child to charismatic world-famous scientist.