9780674047167 alkaline paper 9780674061323 e-book
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: The beast and its world Sounding the alarm Monsters real and imagined Digesting defeat A star is born The perils of publicity Heroes and skeptics Exaggerated expectations and extraordinary endings Narrative echoes past and present Conclusion: The beast in history Note on place names.