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Maria Mitchell : the soul of an astronomer

Author: Beatrice Gormley
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the first female science professor at Vassar College and the first American woman astronomer.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Maria Mitchell; Maria Mitchell; Maria Mitchell
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beatrice Gormley
ISBN: 0802851169 9780802851161 0802850995 9780802850997
OCLC Number: 32779450
Notes: "Women of spirit"--Cover.
Description: xi, 123 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: A Devout Astronomer --
A Quaker Family --
A Temple of Knowledge --
No Longer a Friend --
Comet Mitchell --
The Hardest Year --
The World Beyond Nantucket --
A Magnificent Enterprise --
Women Studying Together --
More Than Astronomy --
The Curtain That Hides the Infinite.
Responsibility: Beatrice Gormley.

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