Lucy's Bones, Sacred Stones, & Einstein's Brain
The Remarkable Stories Behind the Great Objects and Artifacts of History, From Antiquity to the Modern EraeBook - 1996
Leap across time with bestselling author Harvey Rachlin as he collects over 50 of the most fascinating objects in the world, under one book. The Mounted Hide of Stonewall Jackson's Battle Horse, The Black Obelisk, The Rosetta Stone, George Washington's False Teeth, Vice Admiral Lord Nelson's Uniform Coat, The Elephant Man's Skeleton, and Lincoln's Death Bed are just some of the objects Rachlin explores with wit, pick and an amazing sense of spectacle. Publisher's Weekly calls Lucy's Bone's, Sacred Stones, and Einstein's Brain "entertaining and enlightening." Library Journal declares Rachin's work "fascinating." Parade says it is "detailed and authoritative." It is also intensely moving as Rachlin weaves together seemingly disparate histories into a holistic statement that celebrates human endeavor.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1996
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Lucy's bones, sacred stones, and Einstein's brain