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From the author of I Bought Andy Warhol comes this fascinating glimpse into the wild world of fossil collecting. Polsky's seriously funny new book leads us into the South Dakota badlands where he discovers a lost tribe the Boneheads and becomes one of them. This oddball group of dinosaur huntrs is intent on bagging the Holy Grail of the professiona Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton.
Table of Contents
|The Allure of Rex||p. 1|
|The Fossil Trail: From Manhattan to Tucson||p. 5|
|All Hail the Fossil King||p. 13|
|The Legacy of Sue||p. 22|
|Meeting Maurice Williams||p. 31|
|Beginnings of Fossil Fever||p. 39|
|A Short History of Paleo-Characters||p. 42|
|Drinking Vintage T. Rex Red||p. 50|
|Museum Daze||p. 58|
|Hill City, South Dakota||p. 64|
|The Curse of T. rex||p. 69|
|The Teepee Circles at Paleo Park||p. 79|
|A Town called Faith||p. 87|
|The Dinosaur that Ate New York||p. 93|
|The Dinosaurs Are Waiting||p. 100|
|Pay Dirt||p. 107|
|So Much for Immortality||p. 116|
|The Fossil King Returns||p. 119|
|Roaming in Buffalo, South Dakota||p. 121|
|The Bonehead Brothers||p. 129|
|Stan Does it Again||p. 138|
|Fool's Gold||p. 147|
|Trouble with Identification||p. 156|
|The Luck of Bucky||p. 164|
|Dino Eggs, Over Easy||p. 174|
|Waiting on the King||p. 181|
|Burial Stones||p. 189|
|Auction Fever||p. 195|
|Little Richard||p. 213|
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