Barnum Brown : the man who discovered Tyrannosaurus rex / Lowell Dingus, Mark A. Norell.

From his stunning discovery of Tyrannosaurus rex one hundred years ago to the dozens of other important new dinosaur species he found, Barnum Brown led a remarkable life (1873-1963), spending most of it searching for fossils-and sometimes oil-in every corner of the globe. One of the most famous scie...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Dingus, Lowell.
Other Authors: Norell, Mark.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
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Summary:From his stunning discovery of Tyrannosaurus rex one hundred years ago to the dozens of other important new dinosaur species he found, Barnum Brown led a remarkable life (1873-1963), spending most of it searching for fossils-and sometimes oil-in every corner of the globe. One of the most famous scientists in the world during the middle of the twentieth century, Brown-who lived fast, dressed to the nines, gambled, drank, smoked, and was known as a ladies' man-became as legendary as the dinosaurs he uncovered. Barnum Brown brushes off the loose sediment to reveal the man behind the legend. Drawi.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-349) and index.
ISBN:9780520945524
0520945522
1282556142
9781282556140
9786612556142
6612556145
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