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The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist

The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist
Author: Mary H. Manhein
ISBN 13: 9780140291926
ISBN 10: 14029192
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2000-07-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
List Price: $15.00

From the Author

I'm a story teller who is also a forensic anthropologist. Sharing a good story is one of my favorite things to do, and the stories in this book have been dancing in my head for years. I hope you will enjoy the more than 25 I have selected to share with you from my experience as a forensic anthropologist growing up in the south. A few of my personal favorites include "Behind the Levee," "Voodoo Woman," "Under the Porch," "Lost from the MV Mollylea," and "Fire in the Sky." Let me know yours!
— The author, [email protected], April 12,1999

Bust Magazine

[Manhein has] an evangelical zeal about her life's work, rendered with all the crispness of a keen scientific mind and all the tasty detail of a homespun raconteur.