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- DescriptionWould make anyone want to go on a fossil hunt. -True West This is one of a tiny handful of books equally useful to adults and twelve-year olds. It's a funny, stealthily informative account of wandering disaur mavens meeting others of their kind, and also discovering ancient creatures and plants never seen before. -Foreword Cruisin'the Fossil Freeway follows the most unusual travels of a paleontologist and artist as they drive across the West in search of fossils, encountering paleonerds like themselves and evidence of everything from suburban T. rexes to ancient fossilized forests.
- Author BiographyKirk R. Johnson is vice president and chief curator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. He received his PhD in geology and paleobotany from Yale University in 1989, and did postdoctoral research in the rainforests of northern Australia before coming to Denver in 1991, where he directed the installation of the museum's Prehistoric Journey exhibit. Ray Troll's life goal has always been to be an artist. He earned a BA from Bethany College in 1977 and an MFA in studio arts from Washington State University in 1981. He moved to Alaska in 1983 to spend a summer helping his sister start a retail seafood store, got hooked on the area, and has remained in Alaska.
- Author(s)Kirk Johnson
- PublisherFulcrum Inc.,US
- Date of Publication08/10/2007
- SubjectTravel Writing
- Place of PublicationGolden
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFulcrum Inc.,US
- Out-of-print date18/01/2016
- Content NoteColor photographs and illustrations
- Weight1071 g
- Width262 mm
- Height264 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Illustrator(s)Ray Troll
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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