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Review: Life in the BalanceUser Review - Richard Fortey - The New York Times Book Review
The story of man's dominion over nature and his subsequent abuse of power cannot be told too often, and Eldredge...has provided one of the most succinct accounts yet. Read full review
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Review: Life in the BalanceUser Review - David Bellamy - New Scientist
[Life in the Balance] is a natural history of the world seen through the eyes of a latter-day prophet.... The text is a delight, written as if the story in all its intricate detail has been bottled up and is bursting to get out. Read full review
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