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A Briefer History of Time: From the Big Bang to the Big Mac

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A Briefer History of Time: From the Big Bang to the Big Mac
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Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0716733897
ISBN-13: 9780716733898
Number of pages: 207

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From the Big Bang to the evolution of humans and the resignation of Richard Nixon, an astronomer offers a highly irreverent, historically entertaining, and scientifically correct overview of the most important cosmic milestones since the beginning of time.

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