Michael Crichton Quotes

There is more old growth forest today in California today than there was in 1850. The Indians had destroyed most of them.

 
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Yet today California is a battleground for fights over preservation of old growth forest. In the 1800s the Indians thought old growth forests bad for hunting. Yet Indians are generally thought of as being more environmentally responsible than most.
Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton
  • Born: October 23, 1942
  • Died: November 4, 2008
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

John Michael Crichton was an American author, screenwriter, film director and producer best known for his work in the science fiction, thriller, and medical fiction genres. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films.