The Signature of All Things (Paperback)

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“This novel spans two centuries and offers the reader details of travel, adventure, love, family dysfunction, and science. Alma Whitaker is born in 1800 to a self-made man who becomes the richest man in Philadelphia. Alma is brilliant but homely, and during her long, loveless life she pursues the study of botany, ultimately proposing one of the first theories of evolution. Gilbert expertly tracks Alma's travels around the world, her struggles with her family and the man with whom she falls in love, and her desperate need to understand the mechanisms behind all life.”
— Kate Mai, Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX

Product Details
ISBN: 9789865722210
ISBN-10: 9865722216
Publisher: Tsai Fong Books
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2014
Pages: 480
Language: Chinese