Naturalist (book)

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Naturalist, Edward O. Wilson book.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author Edward O. Wilson
Language English
Subject Autobiography
Publisher Island Press
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 416
ISBN 1-55963-288-7
OCLC 30625079
508/.092 B 20
LC Class QH31.W64 A3 1994
Followed by In Search of Nature

Naturalist is an autobiography by naturalist, entomologist, and sociobiologist Edward O. Wilson first published in 1994 by Island Press. In it he writes on his childhood and the beginnings of his interest in biology, on his work in entomology and myrmecology, on his work with biogeography, and on several of his writings including on his controversial work Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, as well as several other subjects.[1] It was awarded the 1995 Los Angeles Times book prize for Science and Technology publication.[2]


  1. ^ Naturalist. by Edward O. Wilson Author(s) of Review: Paul F. Starrs Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 86, No. 2 (June , 1996), pp. 358-360
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times. "1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 23, 2008. 

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