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The sediments of time : my lifelong search for the past

Author: Meave G Leakey; Samira Leakey
Publisher: Boston Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Meave Leakey's thrilling, high-stakes memoir--written with her daughter Samira--encapsulates her distinguished life and career on the front lines of the hunt for our human origins, a quest made all the more notable by her stature as a woman in a highly competitive, male-dominated field.".
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Genre/Form: Autobiografie
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meave G Leakey; Samira Leakey
ISBN: 9780358206675 0358206677
OCLC Number: 1237584787
Description: xii, 388 Seiten, 8 ungezählte Seiten Tafeln : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
A change in track --
Racing against the clock --
Changing of the guard --
Water, water everywhere --
A brave new world --
Nine lives --
A new early biped --
Another piece of the puzzle --
Open country survivors --
A friend for Lucy? --
Early homo : a horrible muddle --
Becoming grandmas --
Growing brains --
The ice house --
The first explorers --
A very good Hominin --
Through thick and thin --
Migrating mutants.
Responsibility: Meave Leakey with Samira Leakey.

Abstract:

"Meave Leakey's thrilling, high-stakes memoir--written with her daughter Samira--encapsulates her distinguished life and career on the front lines of the hunt for our human origins, a quest made all the more notable by her stature as a woman in a highly competitive, male-dominated field.".

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