Book ‘The Last Days of the Dinosaurs’ by Riley Black

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An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World
In The Last Days of the Dinosaurs, Riley Black walks readers through what happened in the days, the years, the centuries, and the million years after the impact, tracking the sweeping disruptions that overtook this one spot, and imagining what might have been happening elsewhere on the globe. Life’s losses were sharp and deeply-felt, but the hope carried by the beings that survived sets the stage for the world as we know it now. Picture yourself in the Cretaceous period. It’s a sunny afternoon in the Hell Creek of ancient Montana 66 million years ago. A Triceratops horridus ambles along the edge of the forest. In a matter of hours, everything here will be wiped away. Lush verdure will be replaced with fire...
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (April 26, 2022)  Pages: 304 pages  ISBN-10: 1250271045  ISBN-13: 978-1250271044  ASIN:‎ B09FHGV1ZX

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About the author: Riley Black is one of the world’s premier writers on all things fossiliferous. The author of The Last Days of the Dinosaurs, Deep Time, Skeleton Keys, My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, Prehistoric Predators, and Did You See That Dinosaur?, she has been enthralling audiences of all ages with prehistoric tales for more than a decade. She has also written for publications from National Geographic and Nature to Slate and SIERRA on all matters prehistoric, informed by her enthusiasm for the past and years spent joining museum field crews as they search for more ancient bones.