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The Sediments Of Time

Author: Meave Leakey, with Samira Leakey.

The Sediments Of Time

Author: Meave Leakey, with Samira Leakey.

$17.99 $5.98
Item #: D22480
Format: Paperback
Pages: 388
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Mariner
ISBN: 9780358629221
Surveying a long but ongoing career, the first lady of paleoanthropology Meave Leakey presents recent breakthroughs that have validated her team's fossil findings and vastly expanded our understanding of our pre-human ancestors. Meave also tells her own personal story, from thrilling discoveries on the shores of Kenya's Lake Turkana to run-ins with armed herders and every manner of wildlife. Here ... More
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Surveying a long but ongoing career, the first lady of paleoanthropology Meave Leakey presents recent breakthroughs that have validated her team's fossil findings and vastly expanded our understanding of our pre-human ancestors. Meave also tells her own personal story, from thrilling discoveries on the shores of Kenya's Lake Turkana to run-ins with armed herders and every manner of wildlife. Here too are accounts of her 53 years of marriage with Richard Leakey, supporting him through his political struggles and the suspicious plane crash that cost him his legs.

"Extraordinary…. This inspirational autobiography stands among the finest scientist memoirs."—NYTBR


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