The Bone Race: A Quest for Dinosaur Fossils

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Taking place in 1871 against a backdrop of the golden age of paleontology and the beginnings of human fascination with dinosaurs, this story begins with the violent destruction of a Paleozoic museum in New York City and the unique competition that results. In response to an eccentric millionaire s contest to assemble the world's greatest collection of dinosaur bones, fascinating characters take off on individual quests, full of action and intrigue, in search of fossils. Loosely based on real historical events, the epilogue offers a true account of the real-life people and events that inspired the story and their important contributions to the science of paleontology. - A non-stop historical action-adventure set amongst the fascinating time when dinosaur mania takes hold in America. - Flaming dinosaur skeletons come alive! And that's just the beginning of this fun, fast paced race to discover dinosaur bones. - Raiders of the Lost Ark meets Jurassic Park!

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Steve Butz has taught Earth and Environmental Science for over ten years, and has authored numerous books on the subjects of science, technology, and history. He currently resides along the New York-Vermont Border.

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