Dragon teeth

by Crichton, Michael, 1942-2008,

Format: Book on CD 2017
Availability: Available at 18 Libraries 18 of 19 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual CD CRICHTON Michael
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CLP - Brookline Audiovisual Collection CD Crichton
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CLP - Mt. Washington Audiovisual Collection CD Crichton
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Audio Visual CDBK FIC CRI
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Monroeville Public Library Audio CD CRICHTON Michael Unabridged
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Audiobooks CRICHTON Michael
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Summary

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel--a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.

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.

Drawing 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 adventure is destined to become another Crichton classic.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Set in 1876 on the Western frontier, Crichton's recently discovered novel tells the story of two competing paleontologists pillaging the Wild West for dinosaur fossils. To win a bet, Yale student William Johnson joins an expedition with the eccentric and world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh. Prone to paranoia, Marsh becomes convinced that Johnson is working for his rival, the paleontologist Edwin Drinker Cope, and leaves Johnson to fend for himself in a dangerous part of Wyoming. The tale has all the hallmarks of a Crichton adventure: scientific discovery, dueling scientists, and bravado. Veteran voice actor Brick delivers the story smoothly and heightens the intensity of the survival on the frontier with his pacing. There's not much for Brick to work with in the way of characterizations-Johnson, Marsh, and Cope are not all that dynamic of characters-but Brick does his best to develop them when he can, such as adding hints of wickedness when portraying Marsh's paranoia. Crichton's widow Sherri reads her postscript at the end, providing the context for the creation of Crichton's novel. Despite the shortcomings of the story, the audiobook will please die-hard fans of the author. A Harper hardcover. (May) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Marsh, Othniel Charles, -- 1831-1899 -- Fiction.
Cope, E. D. -- (Edward Drinker), -- 1840-1897 -- Fiction.
Paleontologists -- Fiction.
Archaeological expeditions -- Fiction.
Fossils -- Collection and preservation -- Fiction.
Dinosaurs -- Fiction.
Fossils -- Fiction.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890 -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Western fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher [New York, New York] :2017
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Brick, Scott, narrator.
Harper Audio (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Performed by Scott Brick; afterword read by Sherri Crichton.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Description 7 audio discs (7 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780062473400
0062473409
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