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The bone woman

KoffВ· Clea.

The bone woman

a forensic anthropologist"s search for truth in the mass graves of Rwanda· Bosnia· Croatia· and Kosovo

by KoffВ· Clea.

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Published by Random House· in New York· NY .
Written in English


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StatementClea Koff.
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LC ClassificationsGN
The Physical Object
Paginationx· 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22585011M
ISBN 101400060648

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So it is with The Bone Woman.” —The Times (London) “Her book — indeed, her life — is a testament to an idealism that shines through a grim, bloody reality.” —The Glasgow Herald “Part science, part expose, part personal narrative, The Bone Woman offers a rare insight into both the role of a forensic anthropologist, and the role Cited by: 9.

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Two years later, Clea Koff, a twenty-three-year-old forensic anthropologist, left the safe confines of a lab in Berkeley, California, to serve as one of sixteen scientists chosen by the United Nations to unearth the physical evidence of the Rwandan genocide. The Bone Woman, (and in The Commonwealth, excl.

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Koff's chilling but mesmerizing first book, The Bone Woman, is her account of how, beginning inshe became one of the few people qualified to amass evidence against claims of genocide and crimes against humanity. To prosecute such charges requires evidence that the victims were noncombatants.

The Bone Woman deals with gruesome subjects, but it is not itself a gruesome book. To its unpoetic vision of all those piles and piles of exhumed bones, Koff's book testifies to our humbling common humanity that the perpetrators of genocide would deny.".

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The author provides her readers with an insight into a world of murder and injustice that few people understand. The narrative is somber and heart wrenching as it describes the bloodshed that the local Rwandan, Bosnian and Croatian people experienced in the s.

Book Review: 'The Bone Woman' Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Bone Woman, by forensic anthropologist Clea Koff.Clea Koff Biography – Age, Books, The Bone Woman, Achievements Clea Koff is a British-born American forensic anthropologist and author born to a Tanzanian mother, Msindo Mwinyipembe, and an American father, David Koff, both documentary filmmakers focused on human rights issues.

The Bone Woman A Forensic Anthropologist's Search for Truth in the Mass Graves of Rwanda, Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo (Book): Koff, Clea: In the spring ofRwanda was the scene of the first acts since World War II to be legally defined as genocide.

Two years later, Clea Koff, a twenty-three-year-old forensic anthropologist analyzing prehistoric skeletons in the safe confines of Berkeley.