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Mammalian Evolutionary Morphology : A Tribute to Frederick S. Szalay
by Eric J. Sargis and Marian Dagosto




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Frederick S. Szalay is a commanding figure - one of those Frederick Sigmund Szalay was born in Hungary on peerless inimitable people that leave a lasting impression November 15, 1938. In many ways he was the product of however briefly they are encountered. Passionate and fear- the war-torn years of World War II where as a child he spent less, he approaches his work, as he does everything else in months forced to live in the cellars of Budapest while bombs his life, with great gusto and verve and expects everyone were falling. Towards the end of the war this was followed by around him to do the same. To have worked with him was street combat between the German and Soviet forces, which alternately a terror and a blessing, but was in any case truly he witnessed firsthand when he and other small rascals m- inspirational. Students and colleagues alike were apprehen- aged to sneak upstairs from the cellar. As a 6-year-old at the sive of his much renowned (but in reality rarely displayed and end of 1944, he helped his uncle and some friends coax an usually deserved) critiques, but therefore all the more appre- unexploded 500 lb bomb down the stairs from the third floor ciative of his generously given honest praise and unwavering of the house where they lived. Having to scavenge for food confidence and support.

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Frederick S. Szalay is a commanding figure - one of those Frederick Sigmund Szalay was born in Hungary on peerless inimitable people that leave a lasting impression November 15, 1938. In many ways he was the product of however briefly they are encountered. Passionate and fear- the war-torn years of World War II where as a child he spent less, he approaches his work, as he does everything else in months forced to live in the cellars of Budapest while bombs his life, with great gusto and verve and expects everyone were falling. Towards the end of the war this was followed by around him to do the same. To have worked with him was street combat between the German and Soviet forces, which alternately a terror and a blessing, but was in any case truly he witnessed firsthand when he and other small rascals m- inspirational. Students and colleagues alike were apprehen- aged to sneak upstairs from the cellar. As a 6-year-old at the sive of his much renowned (but in reality rarely displayed and end of 1944, he helped his uncle and some friends coax an usually deserved) critiques, but therefore all the more appre- unexploded 500 lb bomb down the stairs from the third floor ciative of his generously given honest praise and unwavering of the house where they lived. Having to scavenge for food confidence and support.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781402069963
  • ISBN-10: 1402069960
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Page Count: 439
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.4 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds

Series: Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology

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