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The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / by Charles C. Mann.

Mann, Charles C., (author.). Pinchot, Bronson, (narrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780449806388
  • ISBN: 0449806383
  • ISBN: 9780449015582
  • ISBN: 0449015580
  • Physical Description: 15 audio discs (19 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio ; [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
One law -- State of the species -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- Four elements -- Earth: food -- Water: freshwater -- Fire: energy -- Air: climate change -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- One future -- The edge of the petri dish.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Bronson Pinchot.
Summary, etc.:
Charles C. Mann delivers an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped the ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world.
Subject: Vogt, William, 1902-1968.
Borlaug, Norman E. (Norman Ernest), 1914-2009.
Environmental sciences > History > 20th century.
Food security.
Water security.
Energy security.
Climatic changes.
Environmentalists > United States > Biography.
Borlaug, Norman E. (Norman Ernest), 1914-2009.
Vogt, William, 1902-1968.
Climatic changes.
Energy security.
Environmental sciences.
Food security.
Water security.
United States.
Genre: Audiobooks.