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The Sixth Extinction
NY, Henry Holt, (2014). Kolbert, author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe, here examines the ongoing greatest mass extinction since the age of the dinosaurs. In the current scenario, humans are playing the part of the asteroid. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 2015, it is now widely viewed as a classic of environmental and historical reporting. Signed by the author: "Here's to preventing the 6th extinction!/ Best/ Elizabeth Kolbert". Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a shallow fold to the spine. Blurbs by Barry Lopez, David Quammen, T.C. Boyle, and Bill McKibben, among others. Signed first printings are uncommon. [#035993] $500

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