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. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. In much of the country, it is still illegal to espouse evolution. Against this backdrop, two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, 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 William Johnson, a Yale student with more privilege than sense. Determined to survive a summer in the West to win a bet against his arch-rival, William has joined world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh on his latest expedition. But when the paranoid and secretive Marsh becomes convinced that William is spying for his nemesis, Edwin Drinker Cope, he abandons him in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a locus of crime and vice. William is forced to join forces with Cope and soon stumbles upon a discovery of historic proportions. With this extraordinary treasure, however, comes exceptional danger, and William's newfound resilience will be tested in his struggle to protect his cache, which pits him against some of the West's most 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
Assigning source
Publisher's website
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560325
Cataloging source
FN4
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crichton, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.R48
LC item number
D73 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marsh, Othniel Charles
  • Cope, E. D.
  • Cope, E. D.
  • Marsh, Othniel Charles
  • Paleontologists
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Fossils
  • West (U.S.)
  • Dinosaurs
  • Fossils
  • Dinosaurs
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Dinosaurs
  • Fossils
  • Fossils
  • Paleontologists
  • United States, West
Target audience
adult
Label
Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-295)
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
ocn973413865
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780062473356
Lccn
2017478490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)973413865
Label
Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-295)
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
ocn973413865
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780062473356
Lccn
2017478490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)973413865

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