Throw Me a Bone Author:Eleanor Lothrop When Eleanor Lothrop swore to "obey", she had no idea her new husband would soon be giving her orders to "clean out that smashed skeleton in Grave No. 27." In this gay and adventurous book, she tells just what can happen when you marry a famous archaeologist and decide to go along with him for better or wors. There isn't much that doesn't happen... more », and it is all exciting, new, and continuously amusing.« less
This memoir of a woman who accompanied her archaeologist husband on Central and South American digs in the 1940s tries to be light-hearted and humorous, but mostly what comes through is her disdain for the native peoples, along with such whopping booboos as saying that the seasons in Guatemala (which is north of the Equator by a considerable distance) are "reversed" from North America's.