Thursday, July 22, 2010

Book Giveaway: The Link by Colin Tudge & Josh Young

I'm authorized to give away 3 copies. Rules for entry in the drawing are below. Please read them carefully.

THE LINK
By Colin Tudge, Josh Young
TRADE PAPERBACK
272p
(c) 2009

Back Bay BooksFor more than a century, scientists have raced to unravel the human family tree and have grappled with its complications. Now, with an astonishing new discovery, everything we thought we knew about primate origins could change. Lying inside a high-security vault, deep within the heart of one of the world's leading natural history museums, is the scientific find of a lifetime - a perfectly fossilized early primate, older than the previously most famous primate fossil, Lucy, by forty-four million years.


IDA - the Darwinius Masillae FossilWho Is Ida? Ida is a 47 million year old, perfectly preserved primate recovered from the Messel Pit in Germany. Ida is the most complete early primate fossil ever found, and scientists believe that...

Ida, an exceptionally well-preserved fossil primate from Germany, is being hailed by some as a critical "missing link" in human evolution—but not all experts are convinced.

Colin Tudge: This 47m-year-old bears out Darwin's belief that all creatures now on Earth are, literally, related

Revealing The Link: The Website.

For more than a century, scientists have raced to unravel the human family tree and have grappled with its complications. Now, with an astonishing new discovery, everything we thought we knew about primate origins could change. ...

The Link is a feature-length documentary film made by the award-winning Atlantic Productions with exclusive access to Ida and the team of scientists who have examined her. The film shows how microtomography, ...

Wikipedia article featuring the fossil Ida.

The paper published by the team studying Ida.











Rules:

  • Leave a comment in this post expressing your interest in entering the drawing.
  • Provide an @ by which I can contact you in case of a win. Either in your comment or in an email to me at joystory AT gmail DOT com If you email your @ be sure to connect it to your entry. If I do not receive an @ your entry will be disqualified.
  • If, in the case of a win, you would like me to link to your blog in the winners announcement post, provide your URL in your comment or via email. This is not a requirement for entering nor do you have to have a blog yourself in order to enter.
  • Bonus Entries: If you blog or twitter about this giveaway or link to it in other ways (ie facebook, myspace etc), send me a link to the post or page and your name will be entered again for each case. Meaning, you can blog and tweet for two extra entries. (Multiple tweets will not gain you further entries as I do not wish to encourage twitter spam.)
  • Deadline for entering is NOON PDT Saturday, August 14 , 2010. I will select the winners with a random sequence generator using www.random.org.
  • I will announce the winners in a post as well as notify by email. Winners must respond with their mailing info within two days or forfeit. In which case I notify the next entry in the sequence generated by random.org.
  • Winners must provide a US or Canadian mailing address. Hachette is unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Also, for those of you winning the same title in more than one contest, be aware that Hachette may not deliver multiple copies of a single title to a single address.

2 tell me a story:

Bonnie Jacobs 7/22/2010 6:38 PM  

Yes, this looks very interesting to me. Here's my @, as you put it: emerging DOT paradigm AT yahoo DOT com. And here's the URL to my blog: http://bonniesbooks.blogspot.com

Susan Helene Gottfried 8/05/2010 11:44 AM  

No need to enter me, babe. (dratted PO Box) I'm dropping in to say thanks for the e-mail. I've got this posted at Win a Book for you.

Blog Directories

Saysher.com

Sitemeter

Feed Buttons

About This Blog

Web Wonders

Once Upon a Time

alt

alt

alt

alt

70 Days of Sweat

Yes, master.

Epic Kindle Giveaway Jan 11-13 2012

I Melted the Internet

  © Blogger templates The Professional Template by Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP