Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Author(s): Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
Genre: Science
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Product Number: BN11231
Released: Mar 14, 2017
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ISBN: #9781531888282
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"Dazzling...A feast. Absorbing and elegantly written, it tells of the origins of life on earth, describes its variety and charaacter, and culminates in a discussion of human nature and the complex traces of humankind's evolutionary past...It is an amazing story masterfully told." Financial Times (London) World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan have written a Roots for the human species, a lucid and riveting account of how humans got to be the way we are. It shows with humor and drama that many of our key traits-self-awareness, technology, family ties, submission to authority, hatred for those a little different from ourselves, reason, and ethics-are rooted in the deep past, and illuminated by our kinship with other animals. Astonishing in its scope, brilliant in its insights, and an absolutely compelling read, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors is a triumph of popular science. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
Genre: Science
Product Number EB00150778
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: #9780307801036

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