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Longitude

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Publisher:
Walker Books
Pub. Date:
2000
Language:
English
Description
The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time.

“No novelist could improve on the elements of Dava Sobel’s Longitude. . . a book as intricate and elegant as one of [Harrison’s] own magnificent timepieces” – Newsweek

“[Ms Sobel] has a remarkable ability to tell a story with clarity and perfect pacing. . . This is a gem of a book.” – Christopher Lehmantn-Haupt, The New York Times

“She offers us nothing, in short, but measured, nearly perfect story, and extraordinary book” – Washington Post Book World

“Anyone with an interest in history or inthings maritime should consider Longitude. This fascinating volume. . . brings alive the 18th century.” – USA Today
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9780802799678
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Last Grouping Update2022-09-24 04:07:45AM
Last Indexed2022-09-24 04:35:27AM

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2000
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