Dance of the Tiger: A Novel Of The Ice Age by Björn KurténDance of the Tiger: A Novel Of The Ice Age by Björn Kurtén

Dance of the Tiger: A Novel Of The Ice Age

byBjörn KurténIntroduction byStephen Jay Gould

Paperback | October 10, 1995

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Björn Kurtén's compelling novel gives the reader a detailed picture of life 35,000 years ago in Western Europe. One of the world's leading scholars of Ice Age fauna, Kurtén fuses extraordinary knowledge and imagination in this vivid evocation of our deepest past. This novel illuminates the lives of the humans who left us magnificent paintings in the caves of France and Spain.
Born in New York City in 1941, Stephen Jay Gould received his B.A. from Antioch College in New York in 1963 and a Ph.D. in paleontology from Columbia University in 1967. Gould spent most of his career as a professor at Harvard University and curator of invertebrate paleontology at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology. His research w...
Title:Dance of the Tiger: A Novel Of The Ice AgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 10, 1995Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS

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ISBN - 10:0520202775

ISBN - 13:9780520202771

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"There is drama here--probably the greatest drama and the greatest puzzle of our history: the nature, the phenomenon, of the extinction of Neandertal man. This is in every respect an extraordinary novel. Stephen Jay Gould, a Harvard scientist and scientific historian, contributes and appreciative and most useful introduction."--"The New Yorker