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Writer David Quammen grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and was later educated at both Yale and Oxford Universities. Quammen began his career by writing for The Christian Science Monitor, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and Audubon, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Harpers Magazines. He wrote the novels The Soul of Viktor Tronko and The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions, which won the 1997 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism. He also received two National Magazine Awards for his column "Natural Acts" in Outside magazine. (Bowker Author Biography) David Quammen is the author of "The Boilerplate Rhino" & "The Song of the Dodo." Among his honors are two National Magazine Awards for his writing in "Outside." (Bowker Author Biography) David Quammen is a two-time winner of the National Magazine Award for his science essays & other work in "Outside" magazine. He is the author of three novels & several other books, including the award-winning "The Song of the Dodo". He lives in Bozeman, Montana. (Bowker Author Biography)
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On the Origin of Species (Editor, some editions) 12,517 copies, 104 reviews
The Best American Science Writing 2006 (Contributor) 253 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2001 (Contributor) 227 copies, 1 review
The Best American Travel Writing 2005 (Contributor) 209 copies, 1 review
The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (Foreword, some editions) 205 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Science Writing 2005 (Contributor) 182 copies, 1 review
The Best American Essays 1999 (Contributor) 176 copies, 1 review
The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology (Contributor) 160 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Science Writing 2009 (Contributor) 105 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Essays 1989 (Contributor) 93 copies, 1 review
The Best American Magazine Writing 2005 (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
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