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Jane Goodall: A Biographyby Meg Greene
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Her revolutionary observations of chimpanzee behavior at the Gombe Stream Research Center in Tanzania earned Jane Goodall both public acclaim and scientists' criticism. Greene (a freelance writer/historian who has written biographies of other public figures) chronicles Goodall's life from her childhood in England through crises and honors, to her recent work as an animal rights advocate and conservationist. This paperback edition of the 2005 hardback includes a timeline (1934-2007), photos, and references. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Recent polls identify Jane Goodall to be the most recognizable living scientist in the Western world. This is a fascinating story of a nave 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.
This biography relates the fascinating story of Jane Goodall, a naive 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.
About the Author
Meg Greene (Midlothian, VA) 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.
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