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Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived by [Walter, Chip]
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Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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[An] engaging account.shed[s] a fascinating light on our evolutionary success. (New Yorker)

[An]engrossing, up-to-date account of human evolution. (Kirkus Reviews)

[A] captivating and informative field trip through man's paleontological past.an exceptionally well-written overview of man's evolutionary history as well as an accessible guide to the underappreciated field of paleoanthropology. (Booklist)

An intriguing scenario of why Homo sapiens is the Last Ape Standing. (Donald Johanson, discoverer of Lucy and founding director of the Institute of Human Origins)

Nearly every page offers something that will surprise or intrigue you. (Ray Kurzweil, inventor, futurist, and author of How to Create a Mind)

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Twenty-seven human species evolved but only one remains. How did that happen?

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4716.0 KB
  • Print Length: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition (29 Jan. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009K4YLU2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #277,662 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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