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Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway: A Road Trip Through the Best of the Prehistoric American West

Cruisin the Fossil Freeway A Road Trip Through the Best of the Prehistoric American West Cruisin the Fossil Freeway follows the most unusual travels of a paleontologist and artist as they drive across the West in search of fossils encountering paleonerds like themselves and evidence of e

  • Title: Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway: A Road Trip Through the Best of the Prehistoric American West
  • Author: Kirk R. Johnson Ray Troll
  • ISBN: 9781555914516
  • Page: 293
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cruisin the Fossil Freeway follows the most unusual travels of a paleontologist and artist as they drive across the West in search of fossils, encountering paleonerds like themselves and evidence of everything from suburban T rexes to ancient fossilized forests.

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    1 thought on “Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway: A Road Trip Through the Best of the Prehistoric American West

    1. Designed as if marketed to adults as a coffee-table book. Much too much fine print for me, personally, to read. (I only requested it to see the pictures and maybe find some tidbits of interesting info.) A true treasure for dinosaur fans, amateur paleontologists, rockhounds, etc. age 5 up the youngest can look at the pictures, interested older children will challenge & develop their reading skills, and adults will get a kick out of the gestalt.

    2. Kirk Johnson captures the inveterate geekiness of a hard core paleontologist who started young and never veered from his love of rocks or redheads with rock tumblers. Illustrator Ray Troll, the Ketchikan artist who is responsible for all the "Spawn Til You Die" t-shirts and many other fin (sic) art renditions of Alaskan humor, does an impressive job of filling the pages with more stuff than you can possibly absorb. When trying to follow maps of their adventures, I would veer off road (much like [...]

    3. This book, written by a paleontologist at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, details his road trip around the West with an artist of prehistory in which they visit famous fossil sites, not-so-famous fossil sites, and fossil hunters of all kinds, amateur and professional alike, all the while giving a basic overview of the intricacies of finding fossils, of deciphering the various strata of rock formations that litter the American West, and the history of fossil-hunting itself.All told, the [...]

    4. I picked this up when I was browsing through the book section of a museum shop because I was intrigued by the cover - who can resist a book whose cover shows an arthropod grabbing a jackalope (among many, many other fun finds – it’s a like a wonderful Hidden Picture game)? The cover only hinted at what was in store on the following pages. This is a truly excellent book with beautiful, if a tad unorthodox, illustrations. I can’t add much to what the other reviewers have said except to echo [...]

    5. This was an enjoyable journey full of scientific details and old bones. It's made us want to trace their routes and have opportunities to understand our prehistoric world as it's represented in stone. This is well written and full of funny situations. It's a must read with the family. The art work is worthy of every story in the book.

    6. Paleobotanist Johnson & artist Troll travel Coloardo, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico to visit great fossil sites (more animals than plants), obsess with fellow enthusiasts,etc. Informative about geology & paleontology, & fun

    7. Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway: An Epoch Tale of a Scientist and an Artist on the Ultimate 5,000-Mile Paleo Road Trip by Kirk Johnson (2007)

    8. This book is well written, entertaining, and scientifically accurate. In addition the art work and photography are outstanding. READ THIS BOOK!

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