The riddle of the dinosaur

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Knopf, Dec 12, 1985 - Nature - 304 pages
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Sketches the history of paleontology, traces the study of dinosaurs, and summarizes what we have learned about their lives and the reason for their extinction

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The riddle of the dinosaur

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Unlike many other dinosaur books, this is not a picture book (although it is illustrated) or a review of specific types of dinosaurs. Rather, it is a sophisticated overview of how dinosaurs have been ... Read full review

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Despite some years have gone by since it was published for the first time, it is very good. It is that half way between an easy-going divulgation and an only-for-full-time-scientists book, amazing for those who have good basics. I wish he could keep writing forever. Read full review


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John Noble Wilford is a science correspondent for "The New York Times. "He lives in New York.

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