Guns, Germs, and Steel

by

Jared Diamond

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Guns, Germs, and Steel Symbols

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Since Guns, Germs, and Steel is a work of historical nonfiction, it doesn’t have many symbols. Still, Diamond writes in a conversational style, often using specific events from his life as jumping-off points to talk…

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