Philip W. Haigh, III

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

  • A New History of a Lost World
  • By: Steve Brusatte
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,465
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,276
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,262

In this stunning narrative spanning more than 200 million years, Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field - discovering 10 new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork - masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs, drawing on cutting-edge science to dramatically bring to life their lost world and illuminate their enigmatic origins, spectacular flourishing, astonishing diversity, cataclysmic extinction, and startling living legacy.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • "The Rise of the Scientists Who Study Dinosaurs"

  • By Daniel Powell on 09-16-18

Too much drama and personal history

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Reviewed: 01-24-19

The information in this book relating to the rise and the fall of the dinosaurs is interesting and I enjoyed it. The author seems intent on including his own history as well, which I enjoyed less. The narrator could have been less dramatic......

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