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Re: _Digging for Bird Dinosaurs_

Mary et al:
    I am in total agreement here, I just purchased that book last week
because I was impressed with both the photography and the wonderful
explanatory text.  (The paperback version is a mere $5.00)  When I give
paleo-talks at schools it's always good to have that female role model right
in print!


Patricia Kane-Vanni
pkv1@erols.com  or  pkvanni@sas.upenn.edu

----- Original Message -----
From: <MKIRKALDY@aol.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, July 04, 2002 1:41 PM
Subject: _Digging for Bird Dinosaurs_

> A paleontologist friend of mine highly recommends the book _Digging for
> Dinosaurs: An Expedition to Madagascar_ (Scientists in the Field) by Nic
> Bishop (Photographer).  Besides the obvious take on the Madagascar dig,
> book focuses on Cathy Forster as an excellent example of a woman scientist
> who is both an academic and a field expert.
> There are role models out there, young ladies.
> Mary