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Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Lucy - Goodreads

Not bad as a general survey and I liked the writing style, but all the things mentioned in this book can be read from other well-written popular science books that have dived deeper. Besides, this book contains too many speculations. Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

Very interesting and readable, but since Wade is a journalist and not a scientist I got the feeling that some important distinctions were being elided in the name of readability. So it was clear and ... Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Angela Sorby - Goodreads

I have a soft spot for prehistory, and so found much of Wade's account fascinating. However, when he turns to the idea of "continental races" he lost me, particularly because--just prior--he'd ... Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Terry Dullum - Goodreads

Huh? Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Madeleine McLaughlin - Goodreads

It's readable but filled with nonsense about genetics. Of course, that's because it's about a theoretical part of science. Some parts interesting. Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Neil Hanson - Goodreads

Interesting and educational - really glad I read it, though it went slow in places. Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Connie Mckissack - Goodreads

I'm interested in the mitochondrial DNA science behind the assumption of "mitochondrial Eve" so I downloaded this book to gain further understanding. Extremely interesting subject! Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Stacie - Goodreads

Interesting, if a bit dry at times, and it ended with a nod to Science Fiction (even if it was just to point out the biggest thing that Sci-Fi gets wrong) which made me happy. Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Lucas Miller - Goodreads

Very interesting stuff--first half of the book is absolutely great. Like so many science books, however, the author starts to extrapolate ideas from the data that are not all that well supported it ... Read full review

Review: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

User Review  - Rich Brown - Goodreads

Some really fascinating stuff, buried in some really dull stuff. Read full review


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