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Sioux Falls Scientists endorse The Ancestor's Tale for its unique
approach to evolution going backward in time from
today's diversity of life to the first life forms.

The Ancestor's Tale
A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
By Richard Dawkins

The Ancestor's Tale (2004) - 673 pages
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The author of The Selfish Gene and Unweaving the Rainbow offers a sweeping, original history of life on Earth - a journey backward from today's vast diversity to the very first bacterium.

The renowned biologist and thinker Richard Dawkins present his most expansive work yet: a comprehensive look at evolution, ranging from the latest developments in the field of his own provocative views. Loosely based on the form of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Dawkin's Tale takes us modern humans back through four billion years of life on our planet. As the pilgrimage progresses, we join with other organisms at the forty "rendezvous points" where we find a common ancestor. The band of pilgrims swells into a vast crowd as we join the first with other primates, then with other mammals, and so on back to the first primordial organism.

Dawkin's brilliant, inventive approach allows us to view the connections between ourselves and all other life in a bracingly novel way. It also lets him shed bright new light on the most compelling aspects of evolutionary history and theory: sexual selection, speciation, convergent evolution, extinction, genetics, plate tectonics, geographical dispersal, and more. The Ancestor's Tale is at once a far reaching survey of the latest, best thinking on biology and fascinating history of life on Earth. Here Dawkin's shows us how remarkable we are, how astonishing our history, and how intimate our relationship with rest of the living world.

Richard Dawkins, the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University, is one of the most influential scientists of our time. Among his highly acclaimed books are Unweaving the Rainbow, The Blind Watchmaker, The Selfish Gene, Climbing Mount Improbable, and most recently A Devil's Chaplin.

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The Ancestor's Tale
A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
By Richard Dawkins

Sioux Falls Scientists endorse The Ancestor's Tale for its unique
approach to evolution going backward in time from
today's diversity of life to the first life forms.