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The Resource Raptor Red, Robert T. Bakker

Raptor Red, Robert T. Bakker

Label
Raptor Red
Title
Raptor Red
Statement of responsibility
Robert T. Bakker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A pair of fierce but beautiful eyes look out from the undergrowth of conifers. She is an intelligent killer. So begins one of the most extraordinary novels you will ever read. The time is 120 million years ago, the place is the plains of prehistoric Utah, and the eyes belong to an unforgettable heroine. Her name is Raptor Red, and she is a female Raptor dinosaur. The life of a lady dinosaur in the prehistoric swamps of Utah. When her mate is killed on a hunting xpedition she teams up with her sister, a mother of three, and the novel follows their struggle to eat and survive in a dangerous world. Eventually she finds another husband. By the author of The Dinosaur Heresies. Painting a rich and colorful picture of a lush prehistoric world, leading aleontologist Robert T. Bakker tells his story from within Raptor Red's extraordinary mind, dramatizing his revolutionary theories in this exciting tale. From a tragic loss to the fierce struggle for survival to a daring migration to the Pacific Ocean to escape a deadly new predator, Raptor Red combines fact an fiction to capture for the first time the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors of the most magnificent, enigmatic creatures ever to walk the face of the earth
Summary
After her mate is killed in an attack on a brontosaurus, a female raptor embarks on a perilous year-long odyssey as she copes with a flash flood, migrates to the ocean, finds a new mate, and produces a family of chicks, in a novel set against the exotic prehistoric background of the early Cretaceous
Storyline
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1995.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013922
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bakker, Robert T
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1080
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3552.A43814
LC item number
R3 1995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Dinosaurs
Target audience
adult
Label
Raptor Red, Robert T. Bakker
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps of the world of Raptor Red on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
76950
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780553101249
Lccn
95017907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32429989
  • (OCoLC)32429989
Label
Raptor Red, Robert T. Bakker
Link
Publication
Note
Maps of the world of Raptor Red on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
76950
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780553101249
Lccn
95017907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32429989
  • (OCoLC)32429989

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