Book Reviews of Birthright

Author: Michael Stewart
ISBN-13: 9780061001024
ISBN-10: 0061001023
Publication Date: 12/1990
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Publisher: Harpercollins (Mm)
Book Type: Paperback
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When noted Harvard anthropologist Sam Wendell discovers a Neanderthal boy still living in southern Asia, he is certain the discovery will launch him into instant fame. But after Sam dies in a car accident, the young boy, Adam, ends up being adopted by Sam's widow Julia and living in suburban Boston where his strange behavior draws more than passing itnerest, especially from the neighbors. Sam's former mistress, Max, herself an anthropologist, befriends Julia and decides that Adam will be her scientific find - but first she must give the Neanderthal his birthright: the genetic material that makes humans more civilized than cave dwellers...or does it?
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A Harvard anthropologist discovers a Neanderthal boy in southeast Asia.
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Harvard anthoropologist discovers a Neanderthal boy still living in southern Asia.
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A Neanderthal boy in south Asia is discovered by a man who dies in a car accident shortly afterward. The boy is then adopted adopted by the man's widow, who lives the Boston area. His strange behavior draws itnerest, and the man's former mistress, also an anthropologist, befriends his widow and decides that the boy will be her scientific find.