Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey

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Grand Central Publishing, Dec 8, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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From world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the new National Geographic documentary Jane, comes a poignant memoir about her spiritual epiphany and an appeal for why everyone can find a reason for hope.

Dr. Jane Goodall's revolutionary study of chimpanzees in Tanzania's Gombe preserve forever altered the very, definition of humanity. Now, in a poignant and insightful memoir, Jane Goodall explores her extraordinary life and personal spiritual odyssey, with observations as profound as the knowledge she has brought back from the forest.
 

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User Review  - moukayedr - LibraryThing

I appreciate Jane Goodall as a person. Her work and her life have certainly been remarkable and inspirational. I like the idea that humans are on this earth to fulfill their spiritual and ethical ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

I listened to the audio format of this book and had a pleasurable experience. I felt as if the balance between science, memoir, and reflection on spiritual matters had a fairly good balance. This wasn ... Read full review

Contents

REASON FOR HOPE Also by Jane Goodall Copyright ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION
Beginnings
Preparations
Africa
Gombe
Solitude
A Decade Of Change
Paradise Lost
Compassion And Love
Death
Healing
Moral Evolution
On The Road To Damascus
Hope
Beyond The Holocaust
The End At The Beginning Discover More

The Roots Of Evil
Precursors To

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Jane Goodall is the world's foremost authority on chimpanzees. An internationally renowned conservationist, she is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and has received many distinguished awards in science. Dr. Goodall is also the author of many acclaimed books, including the bestseller Reason for Hope.

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