A Search for the Perfect Shoe Petr Hlavacek spent years looking for the perfect shoe. He thought he had found it on the frozen body of a man who lived during the Ice Age. Burkhard Bilger, who told Hlavacek's story in The New Yorker, tells Jennifer Ludden about his piece.
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A Search for the Perfect Shoe

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A Search for the Perfect Shoe

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Petr Hlavacek spent years looking for the perfect shoe. He thought he had found it on the frozen body of a man who lived during the Ice Age. Burkhard Bilger, who told Hlavacek's story in The New Yorker, tells Jennifer Ludden about his piece.