Boneheads by Richard Polsky
My Search for T. Rex

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From the author of I Bouight Andy Warhol comes this fascinating glimpse into the wild world of fossil collection. Polsky's seriously funny new book leads us into the South Dakota badlands where he discovers a lost tribe — the Boneheads — and becomes one of them. This oddball group of dinosaur hunters is intent on bagging the Holy Grail of the profession — a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton.
 

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Richard Polsky began his professional career in the art world in 1978 as an exhibiting artist and director of a San Francisco gallery. In 1984 he founded Acme Art, where he showed the work of such artists as Joseph Cornell, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and outsider artist Bill Traylor. Since 1989 he has been a private dealer specializing in works by postwar artists, with an emphasis on Pop art. He is currently a contributor to artnet.com and lives in Tucson, Arizona.
 
Published February 3, 2011 by Council Oak Books. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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At age 50, author and art columnist Polsky (I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon), 2009, etc.) took a good look at his extensive yet stagnant 25-year career as an art dealer and decided to dive into his true life’s passion of dinosaur exploration.

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