Dragon Teeth: A Novel by Michael CrichtonDragon Teeth: A Novel by Michael Crichton

Dragon Teeth: A Novel

byMichael Crichton

Mass Market Paperback | November 28, 2017

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Not since Jurassic Park has digging up the past been so dangerous

The legendary #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel. . . .

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape, and two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils while surveilling, deceiving, and sabotaging each other.

Into this treacherous territory plunges William Johnson, a student who has joined world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh on his latest expedition. But when Marsh becomes convinced that William is spying for his nemesis, Edwin Drinker Cope, he abandons him in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a locus of crime and vice.

William joins forces with Cope and soon stumbles upon a discovery of historic proportions. With this extraordinary treasure, however, comes exceptional danger, and Johnson’s newfound resilience will be sorely tested…

“Crichton delivers.”
   —USA Today


Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was the author of the groundbreaking novels The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, and Next, among many others. His books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and have provided the basis fo...
Title:Dragon Teeth: A NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 0.79 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 4.19 × 0.79 inPublished:November 28, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062473360

ISBN - 13:9780062473363


Rated 3 out of 5 by from An enjoyable read Not the best Michael Crichton book out there, but certainly not the worst. I wonder how much of it he wrote personally and how much was just notes that someone "ran with". Later MC books included a lot of "textbook-like" writing - this one didn't and was more storey-focused.
Date published: 2018-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Crichton Gem! Loved this unpublished gem by the late Michael Crichton that has finally seen the light of day after lurking in his archives for 40 years or so. I was surprised how great this pre-Jurassic Park tale of Nineteenth Century fossil obsession in America's Badlands reads with superb plot twists, interesting research, shifty characters and suspenseful pacing. Read this one in a few days. Loved it!
Date published: 2018-01-20

Editorial Reviews

“Crichton’s books [are] . . . hugely entertaining.”