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Andrea Barrett - Natural History: Stories

Book cover for "Natural History: Stories" by Andrea Barrett
W.W. Norton and Company

Andrea Barrett, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, is the author of the new book “Natural History: Stories” The collection connects the lives of the family of scientists, teachers and innovators that she has featured in her writing throughout her career.

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