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The Resource Never home alone : from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live, Rob Dunn

Never home alone : from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live, Rob Dunn

Label
Never home alone : from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live
Title
Never home alone
Title remainder
from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live
Statement of responsibility
Rob Dunn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A distinguished biologist presents a natural history of the wilderness in everyday homes, revealing the presence of some 200,000 species, from shower microbes to cupboard moths, including many who benefit human health. The author also explains that obsessively sterilizing the home reshapes organisms that live with us, making some more dangerous
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunn, Rob R
Dewey number
570
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH309
LC item number
.D866 2018
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH309
NAL item number
.D866 2018
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sustainable living
  • Housing and health
  • Biology
  • Natural history
Target audience
adult
Label
Never home alone : from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live, Rob Dunn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wonder -- The hot spring in the basement -- Seeing in the dark -- Absence as a disease -- Bathing in a stream of life -- The problem with abundance -- The farsighted ecologist -- What good is a camel cricket? -- The problem with cockroaches is us -- Look what the cat dragged in -- Gardening the bodies of babies -- The flavor of biodiversity
Control code
on1028213103
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 323 pages
Isbn
9781541645769
Lccn
2018015934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
640.286 D922 ; XX-N ; [A18BP068, #38, 5@28.00, ES/ ] ; cnc 11/18.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1028213103
  • (OCoLC)1028213103
Label
Never home alone : from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live, Rob Dunn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wonder -- The hot spring in the basement -- Seeing in the dark -- Absence as a disease -- Bathing in a stream of life -- The problem with abundance -- The farsighted ecologist -- What good is a camel cricket? -- The problem with cockroaches is us -- Look what the cat dragged in -- Gardening the bodies of babies -- The flavor of biodiversity
Control code
on1028213103
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 323 pages
Isbn
9781541645769
Lccn
2018015934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
640.286 D922 ; XX-N ; [A18BP068, #38, 5@28.00, ES/ ] ; cnc 11/18.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1028213103
  • (OCoLC)1028213103

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