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Science  13 Sep 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5588, pp. 1812-1813
DOI: 10.1126/science.1076837

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Charles Darwin The Power of Place. Volume 2 of a Biography. Janet Browne. Knopf, New York, 2002. 624 pp. $37.50, C$56.50. ISBN 0-679-42932-8. To be published 14 November by Cape, London. £25. ISBN 0-224-04212-2.

Browne concludes her two-volume biography with a comprehensive account of the details and context of Darwin's activities between the 1858 arrival of Wallace's letter from the East Indies and her subject's death in 1882.