The Dinosaur Hunters
A True Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric WorldDownloadable Audiobook - 2009
The story of two nineteenth-century scientists who revealed one of the most significant events in the natural history of this planet: the existence of dinosaurs. In ?The Dinosaur Hunters? Deborah Cadbury brilliantly recreates the remarkable story of the bitter rivalry between two men: Gideon Mantell uncovered giant bones in a Sussex quarry, became obsessed with the lost world of the reptiles and was driven to despair. Richard Owen, a brilliant anatomist, gave the extinct creatures their name and secured for himself unrivalled international acclaim.
Publisher: Glasgow : Fourth Estate, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (3 hr., 10 min., 57 sec.)) audio file