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Iceman: Uncovering the Life and Times of a Prehistoric Man Found in an Alpine Glacier

Biography / Memoir

By: Brenda Fowler

330 pages, b/w photos

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Oct 2001 | #152297 | ISBN: 0226258238
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On September 19, 1991 a couple hiking along an Alpine ridge stumbled upon a frozen, intact corpse melting out of a glacier. He was dubbed "the Iceman," and his discovery--along with the realization that he was actually 5,000 years old--set off a whirlwind of political, scientific, and media activity that made him an overnight sensation. In this remarkable and dramatic book, Brenda Fowler takes readers through the bizarre odyssey that began in the Stone Age and continued for years after the Iceman was unearthed.


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