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Dragon teeth / Michael Crichton.

By: Crichton, Michael, 1942-2008.
Contributor(s): Crichton, Sherri [editor].
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]Description: 295 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780008173067 (hardback).Subject(s): Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 -- Fiction | Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 -- Fiction | Paleontologists -- Fiction | English fiction -- American authors -- 20th century | Archaeological expeditions -- Fiction | Dinosaurs -- Fiction | Fossils -- FictionSummary: "The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. Against this backdrop, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West for dinosaur fossils, while sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges William Johnson, a privilege Yale student. Determined to win a bet against his arch-rival, 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, and abandons him in Cheyenne, 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, however, will test William's resilience and pit him against some of the West's most notorious characters ...."-- Front page.
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Afterword by Sherri Crichton.

"The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. Against this backdrop, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West for dinosaur fossils, while sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges William Johnson, a privilege Yale student. Determined to win a bet against his arch-rival, 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, and abandons him in Cheyenne, 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, however, will test William's resilience and pit him against some of the West's most notorious characters ...."-- Front page.

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