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The fossil hunter

Shelley Emling

The fossil hunter

dinosaurs, evolution, and the woman who changed science

by Shelley Emling

  • 82 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anning, Mary, -- 1799-1847,
  • Women paleontologists -- England -- Biography,
  • Paleontologists -- England -- Biography,
  • Discoveries in science -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementShelley Emling.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE707.A56 E46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223685M
    ISBN 100230611567
    LC Control Number2009017900

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As a young child, I was greatly inspired by Mary Anning. As an adult, working paleontologist, I remain so, Cited by: 6. "The fossil Hunter" explores the life of Mary Anning, a lower-class woman from the south of England who changed paleontology with her numerous and spectacular fossil finds.

One of the main themes of the book, and Mary Anning's life, was her relationship with many of the professional paleontologists of England, /5(). A story worthy of Dickens, The Fossil Hunter chronicles the life of this young girl, with dirt under her fingernails and not a shilling to buy dinner, who became a world-renowned paleontologist.

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Fossil Hunter is a satisfying science fiction tale that is part-fantasy, and part-allegory for our own human characteristics. This is Sawyer's second book in the Quintaglio Trilogy, and like the first, Sawyer creates a fantasy world that somehow sparks moments of humanity inside a 4/5.

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Sawyer. Editorial Reviews. Emling writes with a style that makes The Fossil Hunter very hard to put down before reaching the last page.” —Winnepeg Free Press “Readable, journalistic, Emling's amply footnoted book skillfully puts Anning's work into the scientific and sociological context.”The New York Times/5(3).

A story worthy of Dickens, The Fossil Hunter chronicles the life of this young girl, with dirt under her fingernails and not a shilling to buy dinner, who became a world-renowned paleontologist.

Dickens himself said of Mary: "The carpenter's daughter has won a name for herself, and deserved to win it."/5(41). Fossil Hunter is an Indiana Jones-style thriller that explores the Intelligent Design controversy from the points of view of two field scientists working in the strife-torn countries of Iran and Pakistan.

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Thanks for your support!Followers: “Emling writes with a style that makes The Fossil Hunter very hard to put down before reaching the last page.” —Winnepeg Free Press “Readable, journalistic, Emling's amply footnoted book skillfully puts Anning's work into the scientific and sociological context.”The New York Times.