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Dragon teeth a novel by Michael Crichton

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Archaeological expeditions,
  • Fossils,
  • Paleontologists,
  • Fiction,
  • Collection and preservation,
  • Dinosaurs,
  • Large type books,
  • History

Book details:

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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.

Edition Notes

StatementMichael Crichton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.R48 D73 2017c
The Physical Object
Pagination378 pages (large print)
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27235667M
ISBN 100062674218
ISBN 109780062674210
OCLC/WorldCa986790477

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  The book is packed with action, combining impeccable research and storytelling to offer an unforgettable excursion into classic Crichton territory. Raleigh News & Observer. Crichton was always a terrific storyteller, and Dragon Teeth is a terrific story. Seattle Times. Both thrilling and thought-provoking. BookPage. 03/13/Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.   Much like that book, "Dragon Teeth" spurns the usual Crichton formula of extrapolating the cutting edges of contemporary science and instead looks to the past for its narrative energies.   A page-turner that draws on both meticulously researched history and an exuberant imagination, Dragon Teeth is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh; in William Johnson readers will find an inspiring hero only Michael Crichton could have imagined. Perfectly paced and brilliantly plotted, this enormously winning. Dragon Teeth will be published by Harper, a division of HarperCollins, on May It’s about a favorite Crichton subject — dinosaurs — only this time it’s historical fiction set during the s and the “Bone Wars” between two real-life paleontologists in the American West.

Dragon Teeth, Crichton’s third posthumously published novel and the basis for an already-in-the-works limited series from the National Geographic Channel, is the latest bit of DNA extracted from the man who gave us Westworld, ER, and a dozen-plus other bankable properties. Michael Crichton () was the author of the bestselling novels The Terminal Man, The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Sphere, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, Next and Dragon Teeth, among many books have sold more than million copies worldwide, have been translated into forty languages, and have provided the basis for fifteen feature films/5(K). The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Crichton, Michael. Dragon Teeth. Harper Collins, The novel opens at Yale College in the year William Johnson is a freshman at Yale. He comes from a very wealthy family, but he is generally lazy and reckless. Good book but technical issues Would you listen to Dragon Teeth again? Why? Not this copy - it may have been a problem with the download, but this is the first time I've listened to an audible book with a lot of gaps in the audio.

  My take on Michael Crichton's third posthumous release, "Dragon Teeth". My rating: 60 / TL;DR: With all the frenetic pacing of Michael Crichton's celebrated works, "Dragon Teeth" is a novel. Readers’ questions about Dragon Teeth. 14 questions answered. The same can be said for Crichton. I think this book was a great addition to my Crichton collection. Stylistically, it felt like a cross between Eaters of the Dead and Jurassic Park. This was his attempt at an adventure story, no doubt. I recommend it just for the sheer. A page-turner that draws on both meticulously researched history and an exuberant imagination, Dragon Teeth is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh; in William Johnson readers will find an inspiring hero only Michael Crichton could have imagined. Perfectly paced and brilliantly plotted, this enormously winning. Check out this great listen on Wyoming, So wie die Erde unter den donnernden Büffelherden des noch wilden Westens bebt, wird die Welt von der Entdeckung einer noch größeren, viel älteren Naturgewalt erschüttert. Fossile Funde belegen: Einst müssen.