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

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Galileo is seen as one of the greatest scientists ever, but little is known of his illegitimate daughter, Virginia. As a nun, she wrote 120 letters to her father from 1623 to her death from exposure  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel
ISBN: 1841154946 9781841154947
OCLC Number: 86112760
Notes: Originally published: New York : Walker & Co., 1999.
Description: 429 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Dava Sobel.
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