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Digging Snowmastodon is part science and part love. Johnson and Miller bring to life one of the greatest scientific discoveries of the new century. What an incredible read.
- John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado
In have only dreamed of mastodon bones but Kirk, Ian, and Joe gave us the gift of participating in this amazing experience in Snowmass, Colorado. This is a special story that my husband Derek Trucks and I will share with our grandchildren someday.
- Susan Tedeschi, award winning singer/guitarist with the Tedeschi Trucks Band
This is a brilliantly told tale of one of the most exciting finds in modern geology, a treasure hunt with a perfect, inspirational conclusion. You’ll never look at the Earth in quite the same way again!
- Simon Winchester, author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map that Changed the World
Sit down with this book, and you are instantly a welcomed visitor to a place inhabited by revitalized mastodons and camels, environmentally sensitive bulldozer operators, charismatic paleontologists, noble volunteers, and colorful residents of the West’s quirky resort communities. Kirk Johnson and Ian Miller, as the world’s best tour guides, offer an outing to the promised land of the armchair traveler.
- Patty Limerick, Faculty Director of the Center of the American West, University of Colorado, and author of Legacy of Conquest and A Ditch in Time: Denver, the West, and Water