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Cengage Advantage Books: Biology The Unity and Diversity of Life

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ISBN-10: 1111579342

ISBN-13: 9781111579340

Edition: 13th 2013

Authors: Cecie Starr, Ralph Taggart, Christine Evers, Lisa Starr

List price: $199.95
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Renowned for its writing style and trendsetting art, BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE provides real-world applications and helps you think critically about them. The new edition offers a new Learning Roadmap in each chapter to help you gain a full understanding. You will be able to focus on key concepts, make connections to other concepts, and see where the material is leading. Helpful learning tools like the section-ending "Take-Home Messages" and the on-page running glossary ensure that you will grasp key points. Carefully balancing accessibility and the level of detail, the authors enable you to go beyond rote memorization and prepare you to make important decisions in life that…    
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 1024
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

For the past two decades, Cecie Starr has been known as one of the best-selling biology textbook authors. Her texts, appreciated for their clarity in both the written word and the visual representation of biological concepts, include multiple editions of Biology: the Unity and Diversity of Life, Biology: Concepts and Applications, and Biology today and Tomorrow. Her original dream was to become an architect. Instead of building houses, she now builds, with care and attention to detail, incredible texts based on this philosophy: "I invite students into a chapter through an intriguing story. Once inside, they get the great windows that biologists construct on the world of life. Biology is not…    

Ralph Taggert � Former Chair of Biological Sciences at Michigan State University, Ralph Taggert is now the chair of Geological Sciences. Known for his outstanding research in Paleobotany, he taught the general biology course for over 20 years.