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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 1876. Warring Native 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
Cataloging source
CaOAUW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crichton, Michael
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marsh, Othniel Charles
  • Cope, E. D.
  • Paleontologists
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Dinosaurs
  • Fossils
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780062473356
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 377563
  • (HPL)248484
Label
Dragon teeth : a novel, Michael Crichton
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780062473356
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 377563
  • (HPL)248484

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