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“Heartbreaking and gorgeously observed . . . The Old Way is not only a timely work, but also a timeless one.” ―Alexandra Fuller, The New York Times Book Review
“A work of impressive scholarship and, more important, a book that connects the dots linking us to the first stages of the human race. . . . Remarkable.” ―The Washington Post
“It is fascinating to see how Thomas has honed her observational powers over the years . . . and how her notion of 'culture' has broadened.” ―Los Angeles Times
“Thomas captures the fascinating customs of a people that had no future as a tribe.” ―The Daily News (New York)
I have always found anything written about the bushmen of the Kalahari fascinating. Many of Laurens Van der Post's books, for instance. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DF
If you love The Kalahari and Africa this book is for you...already reading it again...so well done EMT...cheers...Published 3 months ago by Steven K. Lumpkin
After visiting the San people in Namibia I was curious to learn about the Marshall family and what the San were like in those days. It was very interesting.Published 5 months ago by Jeffrey Tusing
This is a simply wondrous book. The author was one of the first modern white people to actually study the Bushmen, and liked the experience so much that she kept going back. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Vinnie O
This is an eloquent description of a way of life that was thought to be long forgotten but has elements that still exist in our life today. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dr Marty Turner
I have listened to this audiobook three times, as narrated by the author, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. Read morePublished 10 months ago by BasenjiMom
In her book "The Old Way", Elizabeth Marshall Thomas tells us about the Ju/wasi people of the Kalahari in Africa, often referred to as the "Bushmen. Read morePublished 11 months ago by R. P. Cotta Jr.
The author spent time in the early 1950's living with the bushmen of the Kalahari desert, and returned to visit them over many decades. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Thomas Adams