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The parrot's theorem : a novel

Author: Denis Guedj; Frank Wynne
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Both a novel and a history of mathematics, this unusual story follows a young boy and his talkative parrot as they pursue the knowledge--and the secrets--in a trove of math books left to them by a friend.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Guedj; Frank Wynne
ISBN: 0297645781 9780297645788 0312280556 9780312280550
OCLC Number: 47023367
Notes: "Thomas Dunne books."
Description: vii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Théorème du perroquet.
Responsibility: Denis Guedj ; translated by Frank Wynne.
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Max, a deaf boy whose dysfunctional family live with Mr Ruche, a reclusive Parisian bookseller, finds a parrot one day in a local fleamarket. Mr Ruche, the recent procurer of a vast set of  Read more...

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