Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil

Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil

by Susan Ewing

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681776828
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 661,513
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Susan Ewingis the author of The Great Alaska Nature
Factbook, The Great
Rocky Mountain Nature Factbook, and Going Wild in Washington and Oregon, as well as two children’s books.

Her nonfiction articles and essays have appeared in Salon, Pacific Standard, Outside Bozeman, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Big Sky
Journal, The
Seattle Times, and other publications.

Born and raised in Kentucky, she graduated from University of Alaska-Fairbanks and now lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Lasting Impressions 5

2 The Shark Bites 21

3 Right Shark, Wrong Name 45

4 First, Cousins 61

5 Whorl Of Fortune 75

6 Karpinsky Makes The Call: Helicoprion 95

7 A Shiver Of Sharks 109

8 Signs Of Life 125

9 The Art Of Obsession 143

10 The New Guard 161

11 Resurrection, One Slice At A Time 177

12 Coming To Terms 195

13 To The Summit And Beyond 213

14 Shark Is A Verb 243

Epilogue 255

Acknowledgments 257

Endnotes 259

Index 277

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