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The sediments of time : my lifelong search for the past / Meave Leakey with Samira Leakey.

Leakey, Meave G., (author.). Leakey, Samira, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library B LEAKEY (Text) 36446002029430 New Adult Checked Out 01/23/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358206675
  • ISBN: 0358206677
  • ISBN: 9780358308942
  • ISBN: 0358308941
  • ISBN: 9780358311799
  • ISBN: 0358311799
  • Physical Description: xii, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-374) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 icehouse -- The first explorers -- A very good Hominin -- Through thick and thin -- Migrating mutants.
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Leakey, Meave G.
Paleoanthropologists > Great Britain > Biography.
Women anthropologists > Great Britain > Biography.
Paleoanthropology > History.
Genre: Autobiographies.
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