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Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei

Author: Peter Sís
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sís
ISBN: 0374371911 9780374371913
OCLC Number: 489015583
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Responsibility: created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

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Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe

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