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Ann Gibbons

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Ann Gibbons, the primary writer on human evolution for Science magazine for more than a decade, has taught science writing at Carnegie Mellon University. She has been a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Science Journalism Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. www.anngibbons.com

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The First Human
The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors
Written by Ann Gibbons


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $15.95

In this dynamic account, award-winning science writer Ann Gibbons chronicles an extraordinary quest to answer the most primal of questions: When and where was the dawn of humankind?

Following four intensely competitive international teams of scientists in a heated race to find the “missing link”—the fossil of the earliest human ancestor—Gibbons ventures... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The First Human

Written by Ann Gibbons


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

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