The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Richard Dawkins

Narrated By: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: March 2015

Duration: 8 hours 57 minutes


In The Ancestor's Tale, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins offers a masterwork: an exhilarating reverse tour through evolution, from present-day humans back to the microbial beginnings of life four billion years ago. Throughout the journey Dawkins spins entertaining, insightful stories and sheds light on topics such as speciation, sexual selection, and extinction. The Ancestor's Tale is at once an essential education in evolutionary theory and riveting in its telling.