The secrets of Vesuvius /

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by Bisel, Sara Louise Clark.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Bisel, Jane. | Tanaka, Shelley. Series: A Time quest book Published by : Scholastic Inc., (New York, NY :) Physical details: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Subject(s): Herculaneum (Extinct city) --Social life and customs. | Herculaneum (Extinct city) | Vesuvius (Italy) --Eruption, 79. | Italy --Antiquities. Year : 1990 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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"A Scholastic/Madison Press book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 64)

By "reading" the bones of people killed in the town of Herculaneum by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, an anthropologist reconstructs their lives.