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Forced to Choose

et al., Roald Hoffmann

PETER WARD

Paleontologist whose books include On Methuselah's Trail, The Call of Distant Mammoths and, most recently (with Donald Brownlee), Rare Earth

As a boy I was just knocked out by the Roy Chapman Andrews books about dinosaurs and the Gobi Desert, and as a teenager the greatest influence was Loren Eisley. I was also very moved by the travel books of Richard Halliburton and saw how travel writing and science writing were often the same genre.








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