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The Resource Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton

Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton

Label
Dragon teeth : a novel
Title
Dragon teeth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Crichton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William Johnson. Determined to survive a summer in the west to win a bet, William has joined world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh on his latest expedition. But Marsh becomes convinced that William is spying for his nemesis, Edwin Drinker Cope, so he abandons him in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a locus of crime and vice. Soon William joins forces with Cope and stumbles upon a discovery of historic proportions. The struggle to protect this extraordinary treasure tests William's newfound resilience, and pits him against some of the West's most dangerous and notorious characters
Summary
A tale set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each others' careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560325
Cataloging source
FO7
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crichton, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.R48
LC item number
D73 2017c
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marsh, Othniel Charles
  • Cope, E. D.
  • Marsh, Othniel Charles
  • Cope, E. D.
  • Paleontologists
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Fossils
  • Dinosaurs
  • Fossils
  • West (U.S.)
  • Large type books
  • Fossils
  • Fossils
  • Dinosaurs
  • Large type books
  • Fossils
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Dinosaurs
  • Fossils
  • Paleontologists
  • United States, West
Target audience
adult
Label
Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton
Link
http://www.michaelcrichton.com/
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Larger print"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-378)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn986790477
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
378 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062674210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)986790477
Label
Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton
Link
http://www.michaelcrichton.com/
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Larger print"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-378)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn986790477
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
378 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062674210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)986790477

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