Between Man and Beast by Monte Reel
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Between Man and Beast Summary
The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast - the gorilla - only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day: Darwin's theory of evolution.
Between Man and Beast Reviews
"Reel provides a robust intellectual history by embedding Du Chaillu's story within the debate over evolution, the relationship among the human races, the rise of Christian fundamentalism, and the nasty backbiting that was common in the scientific arena of the time." - Publishers Weekly
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A former reporter for The Washington Post, Reel is the author of the critically acclaimed The Last of the Tribe.
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