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Tale of the custody battle that followed the discovery, in South Dakota in 1990, of `Sue', the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever to be unearthed.
Introduction -- Dr. Robert Bakker (author of The Dinosaur Heresies) - Prologue - The Discovery: 'It must be a T. rex.' - The Preparation: 'Never, ever for sale.' - The Raid: 'You better get out of here, Pete.' - The Investigation: 'Like taking a Howitzer to a fly.' - The Custody Battle: 'Who owns Sue?' - The Decision: 'Is a dinosaur land?' - The Appeal: 'Jurassic Farce' - The Charges: 'You can indict a ham sandwich.' - The Wait: 'Negotiations are under way.' - The Trial: 'I kept waiting for something to happen.' - The Acquisition: 'The Hope Diamond of fossils.' - Epilogue
STEVE FIFFER is a lawyer, journalist and author.