Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas by Jennifer Raff

Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas

Jennifer Raff

352 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction history science challenging informative reflective medium-paced
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From celebrated anthropologist Jennifer Raff comes the untold story—and fascinating mystery—of how humans migrated to the Americas. ORIGIN is the story of who the first peoples in the Americas were, how and why they made the crossing, how they ...

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informative 98%
reflective 56%
challenging 42%
inspiring 23%
hopeful 16%
adventurous 13%
mysterious 2%
emotional 1%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%


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