Harvey Rachlin is the award-winning author of thirteen books. He has written for the New York Times and numerous other publications.
Lucy's Bones, Sacred Stones, & Einstein's Brain: The Remarkable Stories Behind the Great Objects and Artifacts of History, From Antiquity to the Modern Eraby Harvey Rachlin
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Leap across time with bestselling author Harvey Rachlin as he collects over 50 of the most fascinating objects in the world, under one book. The Mounted Hide of Stonewall Jackson's Battle Horse, The Black Obelisk, The Rosetta Stone, George Washington's False Teeth, Vice Admiral Lord Nelson's Uniform Coat, The Elephant Man's Skeleton, and Lincoln's Death Bed are just some of the objects Rachlin explores with wit, pick and an amazing sense of spectacle. Publisher's Weekly calls Lucy's Bone's, Sacred Stones, and Einstein's Brain "entertaining and enlightening." Library Journal declares Rachin's work "fascinating." Parade says it is "detailed and authoritative." It is also intensely moving as Rachlin weaves together seemingly disparate histories into a holistic statement that celebrates human endeavor. This book is not simply wonderful -- it is full of wonder.
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Loved this book! The condensed versions of history was very enjoyable and informative.
I enjoy history and this title allows glimpses in to the history of interesting historical artifacts. It allows the reader to catch a glimpse of dozens of possible articles that could lead in to complete realms of study and reading for anyone. Also, set up in easy to follow format. Good read!