The Way Life Works by Mahlon Hoagland, Bert Dodson

The Way Life Works by Mahlon Hoagland and Bert Dodson

Selected as John Catalano's "Book of the Month".

First place winner in the American Medical Writers Association 1996 Book Award Competition

Mahlon Hoagland, M.D., sculptor and explorer of the molecular world, is best known as discoverer of amino acid activating enzymes and codiscoverer of transfer RNA. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and winner of the Franklin Medal.

Bert Dodson, newly minted scientific explorer, is the illustrator of more than sixty books. He is the author of Keys to Drawing, and formerly the creator of "Nuke," a nationally syndicated political cartoon strip.

In the tradition of David Macaulay's The Way Things Work, this popular-science book--a unique collaboration between a world-renowned molecular biologist and an equally talented artist--explains how life grows, develops, reproduces, and gets by. Full color.

Book News, Inc. says:
Abundant, charming illustrations by Dodson visualize concepts conveyed in the clear, organized writing of molecular biologist Hoagland. This is a well-conceived survey of "everything you need to know about the way all life grows, develops, reproduces, and gets along" (the subtitle), providing an attractive reference for high school and above students, or a general readership.