Readers are about to embark upon a series of adventures with a dinosaur digger—this book's author, Stuart Plotkin! Experience the highs and lows, the excitement and tedium, and the science and the fiction. Plus, watch Plotkin start from a nervous novice with little confidence and social grace, making mistakes and screwups. With the help and guidance of some great people, he learns that he can fall and stand up tall again, that he can talk to fellow paleontologists without feeling inferior.
The book includes many digging stories, a little science, some questions to get readers thinking, and at the very end, the answer to this burning question: What killed off the dinosaurs and ended their 160 million year reign as kings of the Earth?
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