Jurassic Mary: Mary Anning and the Primeval Monsters

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Sutton, 2006 - Paleontologists - 238 pages
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Mary Anning (1799-1847) was one of the pioneers of the emerging science of geology - the first woman palaeontologist to make important discoveries. After her death, many of her discoveries were credited to the naturalists who had bought her specimens. This book reveals the little-known life of this extraordinary woman from undeserved obscurity.

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A nice quick read....This meant much more to me than it might have since I was just recently this year in Lyme Regis. One judge of a book for me is how did it do in furthering my desire to read more ... Read full review

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John F. Clark lives in Columbia, South Carolina. His professional background includes public policy, public administration, public relations, college teaching, and writing. Co-author of Hiking South Carolina (Falcon, 1998), he is active in environmental affairs and race relations. He has studied at the University of Paris, France, and the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and holds degrees from Davidson College and Syracuse University.Patricia A. Pierce is currently teaching English in Japan. She previously served asresearch director for the South Carolina Senate Agriculture and Natural ResourcesCommittee and is an avid tennis player and runner.She has taughtwriting at the University of South Carolina, Midlands Technical College, andTallahassee Community College.She holds degrees from Erskine College, Winthrop University, and the University of South Carolina.

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