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JENNIFER ACKERMAN writes for National Geographic, the New York Times, and other publications. As a journalist, she has tracked the rare red-crowned crane in Hokkaido, interviewed a chimpanzee, chased a hurricane with geologists on a North Carolina barrier island, crossed the Pacific in a research vessel studying the effects of global warming, and searched for dinosaur and early bird fossils in a remote corner of Liaoning Province in northeastern China. The author of NOTES FROM THE SHORE and CHANCE IN THE HOUSE OF FATE, she is the recipient of a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and literature fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College. She is married to the novelist Karl Ackerman and has two daughters.


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Body, Human -- Popular works.
Human physiology -- Popular works.