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The Wisdom of the Bones
In Search of Human Origins
Written by Alan Walker and Pat Shipman


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 2, 1997
Price: $16.00

In 1984 a team of paleoanthropologists on a dig in northern Kenya found something extraordinary: a nearly complete skeleton of Homo erectus, a creature that lived 1.5 million years ago and is widely thought to be the missing link between apes and humans. The remains belonged to a tall, rangy adolescent... Read more >
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