Goodall's Eden

A new Biography explores the life of the woman who followed chimpanzees onto the world stage

November 26, 2006|By Michael Hill | Michael Hill,Sun Reporter

The only better first name would have been Eve. But Jane did just fine.

When Jane Goodall emerged from the forest of Tanzania with her tales of life with the chimpanzees, her timing was perfect. National Geographic introduced this gentle, determined woman to the world in its August 1963 issue in an article entitled My Life with the Wild Chimpanzees.

Jane Goodall: The Woman who Redefined Man

Dale Peterson

Houghton Mifflin / 742 pages / $35

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