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The man who made lists : love, death, madness, and the creation of Roget's Thesaurus

Author: Joshua C Kendall
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A profile of the creator of Roget's Thesaurus describes his childhood fascination with list-making, a practice that was shaped by family tragedies, his run-in with Napoleon's authorities, and a productive relationship with famed physician Thomas Beddoes.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Peter Mark Roget; Peter Mark Roget; Peter Mark Roget; Peter Mark Roget
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua C Kendall
ISBN: 9780425225899 0425225895
OCLC Number: 233547889
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2008.
Includes index.
Description: 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Joshua Kendall.

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A profile of the creator of Roget's Thesaurus describes his childhood fascination with list-making, a practice that was shaped by family tragedies, his run-in with Napoleon's authorities, and a productive relationship with famed physician Thomas Beddoes.

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