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About the Book

A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of Big-Tooth, an ancestor living at the dawn of humanity. Big-Tooth makes his home in Pleistocene Africa, a ferocious, fascinating younger world torn by incessant conflict between early humans and protohumans. Before Adam is a remarkable and provocative tale that thrust evolution further into the public spotlight in the early twentieth century and has since become a milestone of speculative fiction. The brilliance of the book lies not only in its telling but also in its imaginative projection of a mindset for early humans. Capitalizing on his recognized ability to understand animals, Jack London paints an arresting and dark portrait of how our distant ancestors thought about themselves and their world.

50 editions First published in 1906

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Before Adam
2009, The Floating Press
E-book in English
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Before Adam (Dodo Press)
August 24, 2007, Dodo Press
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
July 20, 2007, Book Jungle
Paperback in English
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Before Adam (Large Print Edition)
September 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
September 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
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Before Adam [EasyRead Large Edition]
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
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Before Adam
September 1, 2006, Aegypan
Paperback in English
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Before Adam [EasyRead Edition]
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
Paperback in English
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Before Adam [EasyRead Comfort Edition]
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
August 1, 2006, Aegypan
Hardcover in English
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Before Adam (Large Print)
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
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Before Adam
May 30, 2005, 1st World Library
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
May 30, 2005, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
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Before Adam
October 30, 2005, 1st World Library
Hardcover in English
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Before Adam (Hesperus Classics)
March 1, 2005, Hesperus Press
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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Before Adam
2004, Hesperus
in English - New ed.
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Before Adam
2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
E-book in English
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Before Adam
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
2004, 1st World Library
Perfect Paperback in English
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Before Adam
December 3, 2003, BookSurge Classics
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
March 2002, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
February 2002, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
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Before Adam
April 1, 2001, Classic Books
Paperback
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Before Adam
2000, University of Nebraska Press
in English - Commemorative ed.
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Before Adam
July 1, 1999, Quiet Vision
CD-ROM
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Before Adam
1995, Macmillan Co. of Canada
Microform in English
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Before Adam
June 1984, Amereon Limited
Library Binding in English
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Før Adam: fortælling fra urtiden
1983, H. Hagerup's Forlag
in Danish
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Before Adam
June 1982, Star Rover House
Paperback in English
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Before Adam
1974, New English Library
in English
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Before Adam.
1962, Macmillan
in English
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Before Adam
1962, Macmillan
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Far Adamen
1925, Inzel
in Yiddish
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Far Adm'en [Before Adam]
1920, Nay-tsayṭ
in Yiddish
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Before Adam.
1917, The Review of Reviews Company
in English
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Before Adam
1912, Review of Reviews
- Authorized ed.
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Before Adam.
1907, Macmillan
in English
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Before Adam
1907, Regent Press
in English
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Before Adam
1907, Macmillan Company
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Before Adam.
1907, McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie
in English
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Before Adam
1907, Regent Press
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Before Adam
1907, Macmillan Company
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Before Adam
1907, Macmillan Co. of Canada
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Before Adam
1907, Macmillan Company
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Before Adam
1907, McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie
in English
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Before Adam
1906, s.n.]
in English
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Before Adam
Publish date unknown, Collins' Clear-Type Press
in English
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Before Adam.
Publish date unknown, Mills and Boon
in English
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