Ancestral Passions: The Leakey Family and the Quest for Humankind's Beginnings

Ancestral Passions: The Leakey Family and the Quest for Humankind's Beginnings

by Virginia Morell

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Overview

looks different". says The New York Times Book Review. This fascinating biography of the "First Family" of anthropology reveals how their discoveries, collaborations, and rivalries contributed to our own knowledge of the origins of humankind. Includes 50 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684824703
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 08/14/1996
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Virginia Morell is a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine and a contributing correspondent to Science. She has also written for Smithsonian, Discover, The New York Times Magazine, International Wildlife, Audubon, Slate, and Outside, among other publications. She and her husband, writer Michael McRae, live in southern Oregon, on the edge of the Siskiyou Mountains, where they hike every day with their Scotch Collies, Buckaroo and Annie Oakley.

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