Rex Appeal: The Amazing Story of Sue, the Dinosaur That Changed Science, the Law, and My Life

Rex Appeal: The Amazing Story of Sue, the Dinosaur That Changed Science, the Law, and My Life

by Kristin Donnan

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ISBN-13: 9781931229388
Publisher: Invisible Cities Press Llc
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author


Peter Larson is the founder of the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research. His discoveries can be viewed at virtually every major natural history museum in the world. Kristin Donnan is a journalist and former editor at McCall's. They are the coauthors of Bones Rock! Everything You Need to Know to Be a Paleontologist. They both live in Hill Top, South Dakota.

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Authors' Notexv
Prologue1
1A Dinosaur Named Sue3
2Past Finders and Three-Piece Suits15
3Free at Last47
4Sex and the Single Rex77
5A Body of Evidence103
6The Young and the Restless149
7Worlds Apart183
8A Mad Tea Party219
9The Verdict255
10Time to Breathe267
11Family Values303
12Life after Death329
Epilogue341
Appendices
AExtinction Timeline353
BKey Events Timeline354
CThe Modern Bone War358
DTyrannosaurus rex Specimen Timeline361
ECarnivorous Dinosaur Family Tree362
FTyrannosaurus rex Bone Diagrams363
GProtest Posters366
Glossary369
Acknowledgments379
Notes385
Bibliography391
Index399

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Rex Appeal: The Amazing Story of Sue, the Dinosaur That Changed Science, the Law, and My Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SDreaderlitdoc More than 1 year ago
An amazing story. A trip to Hill City and the museum is even more astonishing. One can only hope these people will receive justice some day after a very, very terrible ordeal.