Africa In My Blood An Autobiography in Letters

Goodall, Jane

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Date Published: 2000
Edition: First edition
Binding: Paperback
Condition: Near fine
ISBN: 9780618127351
Book Id: 23641


386pp. Octavo [22cm] Paperback


Remainder mark on either top or bottom edge of pages.From the publisher: AFRICA IN MY BLOOD is an extraordinary self-portrait, in letters and commentary, of Jane Goodall's early years, from childhood to the landmark publication of IN THE SHADOW OF MAN. It reveals this remarkable woman more vividly and clearly than anything that has been published before, by her or about her. We see Goodall grow from a schoolgirl into the promising young candidate whom the legendary Louis Leakey sent to a wildlife preserve on the shores of Lake Tanganyika to undertake a revolutionary study of chimpanzees. At Gombe we see her immerse herself in the lives of wild animals as no one had done before. AFRICA IN MY BLOOD is a dramatic, moving, funny, and important book that tells the story of how an English girl who loved animals became one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century.

By This Author: Goodall, Jane
By This Publisher: Houghton Mifflin