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Jane Goodall



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Prometheus Books
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This is the edition with a publication date of 4/1/2008.

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Recent polls identify Jane Goodall to be the most recognizable living scientist in the Western world. This is a fascinating story of a na´ve young woman who started her work without even a college degree and eventually developed into a dedicated scientist and a world-famous conservationist and humanitarian.

Author Biography

Meg Greene is an independent writer, researcher, and historian. With degrees in history and historic preservation, she also works as an architectural historian who documents and writes about historic buildings and landscapes

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Editionp. vii
Preface to the Hardcover Editionp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Timelinep. xv
A Child of Destinyp. 1
Africa Callsp. 13
A Momentous Meetingp. 23
The Hidden World of the Chimpanzeep. 33
Gombep. 45
The Banana Clubp. 59
The Journey Deepensp. 71
Expanding Horizonsp. 87
Money, Murder, and Mourningp. 105
The Celebrity and the Crusaderp. 119
Bibliographyp. 137
Indexp. 141
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