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A PRIMATE'S MEMOIR A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Mike Chamberlain

Contemporary Culture • 14.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

Mike Chamberlain narrates this work by primatologist Robert M. Sapolsky, who went to Kenya to study baboons. Chamberlain’s lively, bemused tone communicates Sapolsky's down-to-earth approach and sense of humor. Sapolsky's writing is eminently approachable for the layperson, and the listener soon begins to feel acquainted with the various baboons in the troop and to see certain similarities between their behavior and those of the human world. Sapolsky describes the interrelations in the troop and the challenges the creatures face. He also recounts his dealings with local officials and the Masai, sprinkling in a bit of his own personal life as well. Through the amusing moments and the trials and tribulations, Chamberlain's energetic narration provides a great complement to the author's quirky personality. S.E.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2015 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2014]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452618531 $44.99 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452668536 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781452618531 $44.99

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452648538 $95.99 • Twelve CDs

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