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Craig Childs | Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession | Naturalist and adventurer presents new book

09/27/2010 7:00 pm
Meet Craig Childs
7pm Monday, September 27

Naturalist and adventurer Craig Childs, a frequent contributor to NPR's Morning Edition, presents his book Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession. To whom does the past belong? Beyond what most people think about archaeology—with its cleanly numbered dates and thrilling discoveries—lies a vibrant and controversial realm of scientists, thieves, and contested land claims. In Finders Keepers, Childs explores the field's transgressions against the cultures it tries to preserve. With his trademark lyrical style, Childs carries readers directly into his adventures and discoveries, lifting the curtain on the ethical dilemmas and dark side of archaeology. It is a book about man and nature, remnants and memory, a dashing tale of crime and detection. In other words, a ghost story. More info: HouseOfRain.com.


Craig Childs
$24.99
ISBN-13: 9780316066426
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Little, Brown and Company, 8/2010

Location: 
Street:
Changing Hands Bookstore
Additional:
6428 S McClintock Dr
City:
Tempe
,
Province:
Arizona
Postal Code:
85283
Country:
United States
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