The Peking Man Is Missing

The Peking Man Is Missing

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In the 1920s, on a hill near Peking (now Beijing), a team of scientists discovered a huge cache of human bones, some more than half a million years old. Collectively dubbed ?Peking Man,? they were one of the most important finds in the history of paleontology. And in 1941, in the chaos of World War II they disappeared. No one knows what happened, but there are plenty of theories, many with political implications. Claire Taschdjian?s speculation as to what might have become of the priceless fossils could represent just another theory, but for one intriguing fact: Claire Taschdjian was one of the last people in the world known to have seen Peking Man. (With newly-commissioned material on the true story of the Peking Man.)

Publisher: New York : Felony & Mayhem Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781934609132
1934609137
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY TASCH...C
Characteristics: 339 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 20 cm
Notes: "A Felony & Mayhem mystery"--Title page verso

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