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The Resource Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel

Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel

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Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
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Longitude
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the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
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Title
Longitude
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Summary
Describes the forty-year effort of John Harrison to invent the chronometer, the first instrument able to keep accurate time for navigational purposes
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Award
  • British Book Award for Book of the Year, 1997.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 1999.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 1996.
Biography type
individual biography
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155451
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
526/.62/09
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB225
LC item number
.S64 1995
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1320
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
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the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
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Dava Sobel
Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
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Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-180) and index
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ocm32469232
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
viii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780802713124
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(hc)
Lccn
95017402

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