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Mason & Dixon

Author: Thomas Pynchon
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship. By the author of Vineland.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Charles Mason; Jeremiah Dixon; Charles Mason; Jeremiah Dixon; Jeremiah Dixon; Charles Mason; Charles Mason; Jérémiah Dixon; Charles (Geodät) Mason; Jeremiah Dixon
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pynchon
ISBN: 0805037586 9780805037586
OCLC Number: 36430653
Description: 773 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Mason and Dixon
Responsibility: Thomas Pynchon.
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The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship. By the author of Vineland.

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