The Amazing Dr. Darwin by Charles Sheffield

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Key Selling Points- Charles Sheffield won the prestigious Nebula and Hugo Awards, and his Baen novel The Mind Pool has an 86% sellthrough.- He was also author of two nonfiction best sellers, Man on Earth and Earthwatch, and writes an online column, "The Borderlands of Science."- A physicist and mathematician, Sheffield published over a hundred technical papers and was Vice President of the Earth Satellite Corporation.- A past president of the American Astronautical Society, he combined his knowledge of science with strong storytelling skills to create compelling science fiction.
 

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Author and scientist Charles Sheffield was born in Hull, England on June 25, 1935. He was the chief scientist of Earth Satellite Corporation and while there, wrote numerous technical papers and two non-fiction books entitled Earth Watch and Man on Earth. He won numerous awards for his science fiction works including the 1992 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Brother to Dragons and the 1993 Nebula award and the 1994 Hugo award for Georgia on My Mind. He wrote numerous series including the Heritage Universe series, Jupiter series, Cold as Ice series, and Proteus series. He died of cancer on November 2, 2002.
 
Published May 21, 2002 by Baen. 336 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Plagued by gout that was exacerbated through lovingly delineated dietary indiscretions like clove-laced squab pie and flagons of claret and port, Erasmus Darwin follows his life's motto—eat or be eaten—into Sheffield's masterfully crafted tales, which are sure to keep the author in the limelight.

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