Pictures from an Expedition
In her award-winning novels, Diane Smith presents a unique and distinctive perspective on the American West. Told through the reminiscences of scientific illustrator Eleanor Peterson, Pictures from an Expedition is set in 1876 and tells of a diverse band of adventurers heading west to the desolate badlands of Montana to work on a dinosaur fossil dig. The story recounts the experiences of this field crew as they argue over theories of evolution and contend with rival scientists. SmithÂ's exciting and insightful new novel will cast a spell over lovers of literary historical fiction everywhere.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 128.5 x 201.7 x 13.7mm | 195.05g
- 01 Mar 2004
- Penguin Group USA