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Galileo's daughter : [a historical memoir of science, faith, and love]

Author: Dava Sobel; Fritz Weaver
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Placed in a convent at the age of 13, Galileo's oldest daughter was a constant source of support for her father. The lives of the Medicis and the papal court are illuminated through their correspondence along with Galileo's struggle with the church.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel; Fritz Weaver
ISBN: 0739322907 9780739322901
OCLC Number: 62099896
Notes: Abridged.
Subtitle taken from container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Fritz Weaver.
Description: 5 sound discs (5 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Dava Sobel.

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Placed in a convent at the age of 13, Galileo's oldest daughter was a constant source of support for her father. The lives of the Medicis and the papal court are illuminated through their correspondence along with Galileo's struggle with the church.

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