The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall


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Trinity University Press
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6.0 X 0.8 X 8.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author

Dale Peterson's twenty previous books have been named Best of the Year by the Boston Globe, the Denver Post, Discover, the Economist, the Globe and Mail, Library Journal, and the Village Voice. Two titles have been honored as Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times. Peterson is the author of the definitive biography Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man, as well as Elephant Reflections, Giraffe Reflections, The Moral Lives of Animals, and The Ghosts of Gombe. With Jane Goodall, he coauthored Visions of Caliban: On Chimpanzees and People, and he is coeditor, with Marc Bekoff, of The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall, published by Trinity University Press. A former fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Peterson teaches at Tufts University and lives in Arlington, Massachusetts.


"Jane Goodall powerfully redefined the way we see our fellow primates."-- New York Times

"Goodall is an amazing woman, scientist and humanitarian."-- USA Today

"The silver-haired wise-woman knows how to hold an audience in her hand. Her hearers gasp and weep. But the basis of her hold is not mere personality. It is the force of her insight and the urgency of her message."-- American Scientist

"Most gratifying is to imagine eighty-year-old Jane, misty eyed, reading this ultimate tribute herself."-- Foreword Reviews