FORTEY, Richard. British, b. 1946. Genres: Natural history. Career: Paleontologist and author. Natural History Museum, London, England, research fellow, 1970-77, became principal scientific officer and then merit researcher, 1978-. Lewis Thomas Prize, 2003. Publications: Fossils: The Key to the Past, 1982; The Dinosaurs' Alphabet, 1990; The Hidden Landscape: A Journey in to the Geological Past, 1993; Life: An Unauthorized Biography, 1997, in US as Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth, 1998. Address: 48 St Andrew's Rd, Henley on Thames, Oxon. RG9 1JD, England. Online address: [email protected]
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