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The Resource Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel

Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel

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Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
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Galileo's daughter
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a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
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Dava Sobel
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Title
Galileo's daughter
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Presents a biography of the scientist through the surviving letters of his illegitimate daughter Maria Celeste, who wrote him from the Florence convent where she lived from the age of thirteen
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1999.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
Biography type
individual biography
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154426
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
S65 1999
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1530
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Dava Sobel
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Galileos daughter
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a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel
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Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [376]-382) and index
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ocm41284975
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
ix, 420 p.
Isbn
9780802713438
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(hc)
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99023885
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ill., map

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