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The Dragon in the Cliff

(1991)
A Novel Based on the Life of Mary Anning
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"I scraped off the wet clay with mounting excitement. There was no mistaking what I saw."

What Mary Anning found in the cliffs in 1811, when she was 13, was the first complete fossil of an ichthyosaurus, a marine dinosaur. She hunted and sold fossils to save her family from poverty after her father died when she was 11 years old. Despite social disapproval of her unfeminine occupation, Mary persisted and became a leading fossilist who made valuable contributions to science.

 

Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Library Binding

Title: Dragon in the Cliff: A Novel Based on the Life of Mary Anning
Author(s): S Cole
ISBN: 1-4177-8057-6 / 978-1-4177-8057-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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June 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dragon in the Cliff: A Novel Based on the Life of Mary Anning
Author(s): Sheila Cole
ISBN: 0-688-10196-8 / 978-0-688-10196-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lothrop Lee & Shepard
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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dragon in the Cliff
Author(s): Sheila Cole
ISBN: 1-5040-3301-9 / 978-1-5040-3301-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Distribution
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May 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dragon in the Cliff: A Novel Based on the Life of Mary Anning
Author(s): Sheila Cole
ISBN: 0-595-35074-7 / 978-0-595-35074-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Backinprint.com
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Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dragon in the Cliff: A Novel Based on the Life of Mary Anning
Author(s): Sheila Cole
Publisher: Open Road Distribution
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