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The longitude prize

Author: Joan Dash
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of John Harrison, inventor of watches and clocks, who spent forty years working on a time-machine which could be used to accurately determine longitude at sea.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: John Harrison; John Harrison; John Harrison; John Harrison
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Dash
ISBN: 0374346364 9780374346362
OCLC Number: 759945014
Notes: "Frances Foster books."
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Joan Dash ; pictures by Dusan Petricic.

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The story of John Harrison, inventor of watches and clocks, who spent forty years working on a time-machine which could be used to accurately determine longitude at sea.

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