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Time traveler : in search of dinosaurs and other fossils from Montana to Mongolia

Author: Michael J Novacek
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux ; Godalming : Melia, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Palaeontologist Michael Novacek is an authority on patterns of evolution and on the relationships among extinct and extant organisms. This book is his account of how a boyhood passion for dinosaurs  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael J Novacek; Michael J Novacek
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Novacek
ISBN: 0374528764 9780374528768
OCLC Number: 52878897
Notes: Originally published: New York; Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Description: 384 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Dinosaur dreamer --
2.The canyon of time --
3. Early expedition --
4.The plateau of the dragons --
5.The rookies --
6. Journey of death --
7.The paleontological chain gang --
8. Red rocks --
9. Back to the bones --
10.The pits --
11.The age of mammals revisited --
12. Road cuts and fossil vermin --
13. Badlands, bones, and bone hunters --
14. Hell Creek is for dinosaurs --
15.The curious beasts of old Baja --
16. Baking below the buttes --
17. Whales on mountaintops --
18.A man and his horse --
19. Pampa Castillo --
20. Bone hunters in Patagonia --
21. Above the clouds and the condors --
22.The land of Sheba --
23. To the foot of the flaming cliffs --
24.The cretaceous cornucopia --
25. Last Chance Canyon.
Responsibility: Michael Novacek.

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"[Novacek is] a world-class field scientist. He's also one of paleontology's most effective popularizers, a highly entertaining writer who is just as good at bringing oviraptors, glyptodonts, and Read more...

 
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