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Wicked bugs

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Product description

In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foesCocreatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the worldCOs most painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic, to the CbookwormsCO that devour libraries, to the Japanese beetles munching on your roses, Wicked Bugs delves into the extraordinary powers of six- and eight-legged creatures. With wit, style, and exacting research, Stewart has uncovered the most terrifying and titillating stories of bugs gone wild. ItCOs an A to Z of insect enemies, interspersed with sections that explore bugs with kinky sex lives, creatures lurking in the cupboard, and phobias that feed our (sometimes) irrational responses to bugs. Intricate and strangely beautiful etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs capture diabolical bugs of all shapes and sizes in this mixture of history, science, murder, and intrigue that beginsCobut doesnCOt endCoin your own backyard.

Item details

Author(s):
Amy Stewart
Condition:
Used: good
ISBN-10:
1604692944
ISBN-13:
9781604692945
Publisher:
Timber

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In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foesCocreatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the worldCOs most painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic, to the CbookwormsCO that devour libraries, to the Japanese beetles munching on your roses, Wicked Bugs delves into the extraordinary powers of six- and eight-legged creatures. With wit, style, and exacting research, Stewart has uncovered the most terrifying and titillating stories of bugs gone wild. ItCOs an A to Z of insect enemies, interspersed with sections that explore bugs with kinky sex lives, creatures lurking in the cupboard, and phobias that feed our (sometimes) irrational responses to bugs. Intricate and strangely beautiful etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs capture diabolical bugs of all shapes and sizes in this mixture of history, science, murder, and intrigue that beginsCobut doesnCOt endCoin your own backyard.

Author(s):
Amy Stewart
Condition:
Used: good
ISBN-10:
1604692944
ISBN-13:
9781604692945
Publisher:
Timber

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