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  • Paperback: 348 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press; Reprint edition (30 Oct. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 031242728X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312427283
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.1 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 710,934 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Heartbreaking and gorgeously observed . . . "The Old Way" is not only a timely work, but also a timeless one."--Alexandra Fuller, "The New York Times Book Review"
"A work of impressive scholarship and, more important, a book that connects the dots linking us to the first stages of the human race. . . . Remarkable."--"The Washington Post"
"It is fascinating to see how Thomas has honed her observational powers over the years . . . and how her notion of 'culture' has broadened."--"Los Angeles Times"
"Thomas captures the fascinating customs of a people that had no future as a tribe."--"The Daily News" (New York)

Heartbreaking and gorgeously observed . . . "The Old Way" is not only a timely work, but also a timeless one. "Alexandra Fuller, The New York Times Book Review"

A work of impressive scholarship and, more important, a book that connects the dots linking us to the first stages of the human race. . . . Remarkable. "The Washington Post"

It is fascinating to see how Thomas has honed her observational powers over the years . . . and how her notion of 'culture' has broadened. "Los Angeles Times"

Thomas captures the fascinating customs of a people that had no future as a tribe. "The Daily News (New York)""

"Heartbreaking and gorgeously observed . . . The Old Way is not only a timely work, but also a timeless one." --Alexandra Fuller, The New York Times Book Review

"A work of impressive scholarship and, more important, a book that connects the dots linking us to the first stages of the human race. . . . Remarkable." --The Washington Post

"It is fascinating to see how Thomas has honed her observational powers over the years . . . and how her notion of 'culture' has broadened." --Los Angeles Times

"Thomas captures the fascinating customs of a people that had no future as a tribe." --The Daily News (New York)

About the Author

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas is the author of seven books of fiction and nonfiction--among them The Hidden Life of Dogs, The Harmless People, Reindeer Moon, and The Animal Wife. She has written for The New Yorker, National Geographic, and The Atlantic. She lives in New Hampshire.



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