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Origins by Richard E. Leakey
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Oct 01, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: personal-faves

This book, and his "People of the Lake" led me to a lifelong study of Anthropology. He is a fascinating man, and I was lucky enough to hear him speak (and then talk with him) after a speech he gave at UNM in the 1990s. Whether discussing human culture, hominid evolution, or the fate of the elephants of Kenya, Leakey personifies dignified grace and curious intellect. A hero of mine. Read this book and he may be a hero of yours, as well.

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October 1, 2008 – Shelved
August 14, 2017 – Shelved as: personal-faves

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