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The Fossil Hunter by Shelley Emling
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Jun 25, 2010

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bookshelves: non-fiction
Read from June 24 to July 03, 2010

This book and the "She Sells Sea Shells" tongue twister is written about Mary Anning, born in 1799. Mary's father was a fossil hunter and Mary joined him at a young age, finding many extraordinary fossils throughout her lifetime. It was an interesting book, even though it was biased towards evolutionary beliefs. I enjoyed discussing the book with my geologist husband who recognized some of the scientists mentioned in the book.

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