The Archaeological Adventures of I.V. Jones

Heidi Roberts

Add to Cart

Subjects: Archaeology

9781607810094 (paperback)

The archaeological adventures of i.v. Jones, the new novel by Heidi Roberts, is the fictional retelling of an important time in the U.S. archaeology through the eyes of a twenty -one-year-old archaeologist named I.V. Jones.  Ivy, as her friends call her, is witness to and participant in the complicated world of Utah archaeology in the 1970s, a period out of which came field-changing cultural resources management.  This entertaining book also presents a woman's perspective on the demanding decisions involved in an archaeologist's life.  The archaeological adventures of I.v. Jones takes the reader into Ivy's unique and memorable world, providing a true-to-life account of a "dig bum," and aspiring archaeologist, and a woman trying to balance her professional and family life.