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Fossil men : the quest for the oldest skeleton and the origins of humankind / Kermit Pattison.

Pattison, Kermit, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 569.9 PAT 000160069 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062410283
  • ISBN: 0062410288
  • ISBN: 9780062410290
  • ISBN: 0062410296
  • ISBN: 9780063055476
  • ISBN: 0063055473
  • Physical Description: x, 534 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-513) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The roots of humanity -- Banned -- Origins -- The falsifier -- The farthest outpost of humankind -- Badlands -- The Zipperman's ash -- Under the volcano -- The whole thing is there -- A poison tree -- The Pliocene restoration -- Standing upright -- The whole world wants to know -- Trees and bushes -- Voyaging -- Mission to the Pliocene -- Harvest of bone -- Border wars -- Biting the hand -- In suspense -- Under the radar -- Trouble afoot -- Tête-á-tête -- All that remains -- Spine qua non -- Neither chimp nor human -- Skeletons from the closet -- Backlash -- Hell yes -- Return to the zoo of the unknown -- Neither tree nor bush.
Summary, etc.:
"Fossil Men is the riveting science-adventure story of the brilliant team who discovered the "Ardi" skeleton, a human more than a million years older than the famous Lucy, and their 20-year quest to redefine our understanding of human evolution"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Fossil hominids.
Human evolution.
Paleontology.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution.
SCIENCE / Paleontology.
Paleontology.
Fossil hominids.
Human evolution.
Fossil hominids.
Evolution.
Genre: Paleontology.
Informational works.