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Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Harrison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel
ISBN: 0007214227 9780007214228 0007214464 9780007214464
OCLC Number: 71830911
Description: xviii, 183 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Dava Sobel ; with an introduction by Neil Armstrong.
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Dava Sobel has written a gem of a book...one of the best reads for the non-scientific writing to come along for many a moon." Financial Times "A true life thriller, jam-packed with political Read more...

 
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