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Science  14 Jun 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5575, pp. 1974
DOI: 10.1126/science.1072666

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Annie's Box Charles Darwin, His Daughter and Human Evolution. Randal Keynes. Fourth Estate, London, 2001. 363 pp. £16.99. ISBN 1-84115-060-6.

Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution Charles Darwin, His Daughter and Human Evolution. Randal Keynes. Riverhead (Penguin Putnam), New York, 2002. 416 pp. $27.95. ISBN 1-57322-192-9.

Emma Darwin The Inspirational Wife of a Genius. Edna Healey. Headline, London, 2001. 384 pp. £20. ISBN 0-7472-7579-3.

In these accounts, Keynes and Healey offer two perspectives on Charles Darwin's family life and on how Darwin's deep attachment to his wife and children influenced his thinking on evolution.