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The Last Neanderthal

The Rise, Success, and Mysterious Extinction of Our Closest Human Relatives

by Ian Tattersall

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Published by Macmillan Publishing Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7268299M
ISBN 100028608135
ISBN 109780028608136

  The Last Neanderthal by Claire Cameron is a unique sort of book; one of the two narratives it includes is told from the perspective of a Neanderthal, someone who doesn’t have developed language capabilities or a significant matter of reference that is relatable to us modern-day humans. Aside from a few necessary exceptions, (Cameron allows the Neanderthal the ability to .   The mechanism of the Neanderthal extinction and their replacement by modern humans of African origin is one of the most discussed issues in paleoanthropology. Central to this discussion are the questions of the chronological overlap between Neanderthal populations and modern humans in Western Eurasia and the precise geographical circumstances of this by: 5.

Forty thousand years in the past, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. After a crushingly hard winter, their numbers are low, but Girl, the oldest daughter, is just coming of age and her family is determined to travel to the annual meeting place and find her a mate. The Last Neanderthal Claire Cameron. Little, Brown, $26 (p) ISBN The contrasting and similar reactions to motherhood are emblematic of the book’s greatest strength—its.

The Last Neanderthal. Written by Claire Cameron Review by Kristen McQuinn. The Last Neanderthal is necessary commentary on the topics of feminism, motherhood, and gender, topics that have been dogging women literally since the dawn of humanity. Cameron handles the issues with grace through the dual tales of Girl, one of the last Neanderthals, and Rosamund “Rose” Gale, a modern-day.   The Last Neanderthal A Novel (Book): Cameron, Claire: Grand Central PubFrom the author of The Bear, the enthralling story of two women separated by millennia, but linked by an epic journey that will transform them both. Forty thousand years in the past, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. After a crushingly hard winter, their numbers are low, but Girl, the oldest daughter, is.


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The Last Neanderthal is one of those novels that opens the world to you in a different way. And after you finish reading, this world will never look the same to you again." ―Herman Koch, bestselling author of The Dinner "The Last Neanderthal is astonishing.

With delicacy and tenderness, Claire Cameron imagines the struggles of a Neanderthal family to sustain itself physically and psychologically in the 4/5(). The Last Neanderthal is the newly released third book from Claire Cameron. Each book from Cameron has been completely different from the last.

This latest springs from Cameron's fascination with Neanderthals. Research has shown that some modern humans have inherited 1- /5. The Last Neanderthal is a lavishly photographed and illustrated book.

Ian Tattersall covers the Neanderthal finds with great detail, and a lot of the book is devoted to the history of discovering and analyzing the Neanderthal finds/5(18).

The Last Neanderthal is one of those novels that opens the world to you in a different way. And after you finish reading, this world will never look the same to you again." Herman Koch, bestselling author of The Dinner" The Last Neanderthal is astonishing. With delicacy and tenderness, Claire Cameron imagines the struggles of a Neanderthal family to sustain itself physically and Brand: Little, Brown and Company.

"The Last Neanderthal" is a story that worked for me on so many levels. It is a serious exploration of the Bigfoot myth in that it puts forth a theory as to where these creatures may have come from, what kind of society/lifestyle they lead, and how and why they have managed to stay so hidden in a rapidly vanishing wilderness that has put their very existence in peril/5.

Claire Cameron's The Last Neanderthal stirs interest in our closest evolutionary relative, Homo neanderthalensis. Evidence from both fossil and genetic research suggests that Neanderthals and modern humans evolved from a common ancestor betweenandyears ago.

Neanderthals lived in Europe and southwestern and central The Last Neanderthal book. The Last Neanderthal is a wonderfully illustrated book perfect for anyone interested in human evolution. While providing an excellent overview of human evolution and the history of the discovery and study of Neanderthals, this book's true merit lies in its photographs of all the major finds of both Neanderthals and other human by: In a small, nearly inaccessible cavern on an archaeological dig in France, Dr.

Rose Gale discovers two entwined skeletons, astonishing evidence of contact between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens. Who were these last&#;and first&#;peoples. “The Last Neanderthal is a book like no other. Claire Cameron effortlessly inhabits the worlds of two very different and pregnant women – a female Neanderthal desperate to survive and an archeologist who fears losing control of her dig site – and shows us they are not that different after all.

But instead of focusing on differences, it extends the umbrella of humanity to include our closest evolutionary relative: Homo neanderthalensis (see Beyond the Book).

The Last Neanderthal follows two female protagonists in their own narratives: Girl, a Neanderthal, coming of age; and Rose, the year-old archaeologist who uncovers her skeleton. Set in both ancient and modern-day France, the. Neanderthal is a bestselling novel written by John Darnton published by Random House in Plot.

The plot of Neanderthal revolves around two rival scientists, Matt Mattison and Susan Arnot, who are sent by the United States government to search for missing Harvard anthropologist James Kellicut. Their only clue is the skull of a Neanderthal. Carbon dating shows that the skull, which should Author: John Darnton.

"The Last Neanderthal is a book like no other. Claire Cameron effortlessly inhabits the worlds of two very different and very pregnant women—a female Neanderthal desperate to survive and an archeologist who fears losing control of her dig site—and shows us they are not that different after all/5().

Book Reviews. The Last Neanderthal. by Claire Cameron. In Claire Cameron’s third novel, twinned narratives develop out of the discovery of two fossilized skeletons – a female Neanderthal and a male Homo sapiens – locked in what appears to be an embrace.

Haunting, suspenseful, and profoundly moving, The Last Neanderthal asks us to reconsider all we think we know about what it means to be human. About the Author Claire Cameron 's novel, The Bear, became a #1 national bestseller in Canada and was long.

Our June book pick was The Last Neanderthal by Canadian author Claire Cameron (who was kind enough to sign custom book plates for all of our subscribers!). You guys know I love featuring Canadian Literature whenever I possibly can. The book tells the story of Girl, a Neanderthal female, alongside modern day archeologist Rose Gale.

40, years in the past, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. After a crushingly hard winter, their numbers are low, but Girl, the oldest daughter, is just coming of age and her family is determined to travel to the annual meeting place and find her a mate.

In The Last Neanderthal, Claire Cameron expertly intertwines Girl’s and Rose’s stories. Though they are separated by 40, years and exist in almost wholly separate worlds, the women are bonded.

Though they are separated by 40, years and exist in almost wholly separate worlds, the women are bonded. From the author of The Bear, the enthralling story of two women separated by millennia, but linked by an epic journey that will transform them both.

Forty thousand years in the past, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. After a crushingly hard winter, their numbers are low, but Girl, the oldest daughter, is just coming of age and her family is determined to travel to the annual.

Similarly, in her new book, THE LAST NEANDERTHAL, readers are drawn into the consciousness of an unlikely protagonist a young female Neanderthal known only as Girl.

As the title of Cameron’s novel suggests, Girl’s narrative is set at a time when modern humans were beginning to gain ascendancy over their Neanderthal cousins.

" The Last Neanderthal is astonishing. With delicacy and tenderness, Claire Cameron imagines the struggles of a Neanderthal family to sustain itself physically and psychologically in the face of extinction.

The Last Neanderthal is a sort of inadvertent argument against the novel as a delivery system for ideas. I couldn't help thinking how much more compelling all of this would be were it Author: JOSÉ TEODORO. The Last Neanderthal is most compelling in the chapters where Girl strives to find enough food for her and Runt to stay alive as they search for others, all the while fending off attacks by bear.

Claire Cameron’s new novel, “The Last Neanderthal,” imagines the life of a Cro-Magnon girl struggling to survive s years ago.