The Resource Lab girl, Hope Jahren

Lab girl, Hope Jahren

Label
Lab girl
Title
Lab girl
Statement of responsibility
Hope Jahren
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lab Girl is a book about work and about love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the discoveries she has made in her lab, as well as her struggle to get there; about her childhood playing in her father's laboratory; about how lab work became a sanctuary for both her heart and her hands; about Bill, the brilliant, wounded man who became her loyal colleague and best friend; about their field trips -- sometimes authorised, sometimes very much not -- that took them from the Midwest across the USA, to Norway and to Ireland, from the pale skies of North Pole to tropical Hawaii; and about her constant striving to do and be her best, and her unswerving dedication to her life's work. Visceral, intimate, gloriously candid and sometimes extremely funny, Jahren's descriptions of her work, her intense relationship with the plants, seeds and soil she studies, and her insights on nature enliven every page of this thrilling book. In Lab Girl, we see anew the complicated power of the natural world, and the power that can come from facing with bravery and conviction the challenge of discovering who you are
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jahren, Hope
Dewey number
580.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jahren, Hope
  • Biologists
  • Women scientists
  • Botanists
  • Geobiology
  • Large print books
Label
Lab girl, Hope Jahren
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000060684510
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
512 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432840846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)984740432
Label
Lab girl, Hope Jahren
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000060684510
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
512 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432840846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)984740432

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