Portrait of A GeniusBook - 2012
Johnson brings the gentleman-scientist and his times brilliantly into focus. From Darwin's birth into great fortune to his voyage aboard the Beagle, to the long-delayed publication of his masterpiece, Johnson delves into what made this Victorian gentleman into a visionary scientist--and into the tragic flaws that later led Darwin to support the burgeoning eugenics movement.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012
Branch Call Number: Biography B Dar
Alternative Title: Portrait of a genius