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The sand-reckoner

Author: Gillian Bradshaw
Publisher: New York : Forge ; Maidenhead : Melia, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The young Archimedes has spent the best three years of his life at Ptolemy's Museum at Alexandria. But when news comes of his father's illness, and that his home city of Syracuse is at war with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Archimedes; Archimedes; Archimedes.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Bradshaw
ISBN: 0312873409 9780312873400
OCLC Number: 59555836
Description: 224 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Gillian Bradshaw.

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