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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived (Digital Audiobook)

The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

By Adam Rutherford, Adam Rutherford (Narrator)

Publication Date: September 18, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/4/2018)
Compact Disc (9/19/2018)
Compact Disc (9/19/2018)
MP3 CD (9/19/2018)
MP3 CD (9/19/2018)
Compact Disc (9/19/2018)
Hardcover (10/3/2017)

Description

A National Geographic Best Book of the Year



In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our species—births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and a lot of sex. But those stories have always been locked away—until now. Who are our ancestors? Where did they come from? Geneticists have suddenly become historians, and the hard evidence in our DNA has completely upended what we thought we knew about ourselves. Acclaimed science writer Adam Rutherford explains exactly how genomics is completely rewriting the human story—from 100,000 years ago to the present.


About the Author

Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. He has written and presented many award-winning series and programs for the BBC. His first book, Creation, on the origin of life and synthetic biology, was published in 2013 to outstanding reviews and was short-listed for the Wellcome Trust Prize.