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No Bone Unturned Inside the World of a Top Forensic Scientist and His Work on America's Most Notorious Crimes and Disasters

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ISBN-10: 006095888X

ISBN-13: 9780060958886

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jeff Benedict

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A curator for the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Doug Owsley painstakingly rebuilds skeletons, helping to identify them and determine their cause of death. He has worked on several notorious cases -- from mass graves uncovered in Croatia to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon -- and has examined historic skeletons tens of thousands of years old. But the discovery of Kennewick Man, a 9,600-year-old human skeleton found along the banks of Washington's Columbia River, was a find that would turn Owsley's life upside down. Days before Owsley was scheduled to study the skeleton, the government seized it to bury Kennewick Man's bones on the land of the Native American tribes who…    
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List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.616

Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse, New York, on May 16, 1950. He spent one year at Duke University in North Carolina. Coville started working seriously at becoming a writer when he was seventeen. He was not able to start selling stories right away, so he had many other jobs, including toymaker, gravedigger, cookware salesman, and assembly line worker. Eventually, Coville became an elementary teacher, and worked with second and fourth graders. Coville married Katherine Dietz an artist, and they began trying to create books together. It wasn't until 1977 that they finally sold their first book, The Foolish Giant. They joined together on two other books after that, Sarah's Unicorn and The…    

Author's Note
Prologue
High-Stakes Playground
Opening Coffins
Bone Fragments
Going to Guatemala
Outsmarting the Devil
Into the Crypt
Building People
Remains of the Day
The Probe
Evil is Real
Unwrapping a Mummy
Somebody Else is Here
Humans Remain
Airfare for a Skeleton
Destination Unknown
Rush to Repatriate
We Know How Time Began
The Client
Senior Girl
Eight Men Out
About-Face
Where Did You Get These Africans?
Turning the Lights on
Stand and Fight
Intent
Science Evolves
Virtual Reality
The Cover-Up
Lie Detector
Skin Thickness
Objection
One Look
Going Deep
Spin Cycle
Show Time
White House Involvement
What You See Here Stays Here
In Demand
The Decision
Source Notes
Acknowledgments
Index