In the Shadow of Man
This best-selling classic tells the story of one of the world's greatest scientific adventures. Jane Goodall was a young secretarial school graduate when the legendary Louis Leakey chose her to undertake a landmark study of chimpanzees in the wild. In the Shadow of Man is an absorbing account of her early years at Gombe Stream Reserve, telling us of the remarkable discoveries she made as she got to know the chimps and they got to know her. This paperback edition, illustrated with 80 photographs, includes an introduction by Stephen Jay Gould and a postscript by Goodall.
During Goodall's forty years of studying chimpanzees, she has become one of the world's most honored scientists. She tells of the later years in THROUGH A WINDOW, also available in Mariner paperback. AFRICA IN MY BLOOD: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN LETTERS tells the story, through her letters, of childhood through the early years at Gombe.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing
Ground breaking book on chimpanzees, demonstrated that they make and use tools among other things. Told like an adventure story--which it surely was. Couldn't put it down. Read full review
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A very engaging, if now slightly dated book, highly recommended to anyone who's any interest at all in science and nature. It's essentially a prose form of Jane Goodall's first PhD thesis and Postdoc ... Read full review
THE CHIMPS COME TO CAMP
FLOS SEX LIFE
THE FEEDING STATION
BABOONS AND PREDATION
MOTHER AND CHILD
IN THE SHADOW OF MAN
FLO AND HER FAMILY
THE GROWTH OF THE RESEARCH CENTER