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By Rachel K. Wentz

In January 2001, Rachel Wentz walked clear of a occupation as a firefighter/paramedic in Orlando to pursue a PhD in anthropology, focusing on the research of human continues to be. Her reports at Florida country college fascinated about the traditional skeletons from the Windover web site, yet took her into the darker global of forensics and past. shuttle with Dr. Wentz to the famed museums of London, Paris and Italy, the aromatic landscapes of Ukraine, the attractive seashores of the Caribbean, and again to Florida. This attractive and fast paced memoir presents the reader a first-hand glimpse into the interesting global of bioarchaeology, the place skeletons carry the clues to earlier lives and historic civilizations from which they came.

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