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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH HUMANKIND A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

by | Read by Emily Woo Zeller

Contemporary Culture • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2015

Narrator Emily Woo Zeller is an affable guide through this brisk introduction to paleoanthropology. Paleoanthropologist Sang-Hee Lee assumes that listeners aren't familiar with her field, and it's apparent in most of the lucid, bite-sized chapters on a variety of topics. Coupled with Zeller's polished delivery, the result is less a classroom experience and more akin to an audio museum tour. Zeller's smooth voice makes for easy listening--occasionally too easy, to the point of being lulling. And though the authors aim for a beginner-friendly approach, some chapters are still too dense. Listeners who don't already know the finer points of Homo erectus versus Homo habilis may be scratching their heads. But these are minor faults of an otherwise worthwhile popular science audiobook. A.T.N. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2018]

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