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Mason and Dixon

Author: Thomas Pynchon
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView 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.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Named Person: Charles Mason; Jeremiah Dixon; Jeremiah Dixon; Charles Mason
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pynchon
OCLC Number: 243705730
Notes: Originally published: New York : Picador, ©1997.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Mason & 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.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Agent\/recording_for_the_blind_&_dyslexic<\/a>> # Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Person\/dixon_jeremiah<\/a>> # Jeremiah Dixon<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Dixon<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Jeremiah<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Jeremiah Dixon<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Person\/mason_charles_1728_1786<\/a>> # Charles Mason<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1728<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1786<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Mason<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Charles<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Charles Mason<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Place\/pennsylvania_maryland<\/a>> # Pennsylvania--Maryland<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Pennsylvania--Maryland<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Place\/princeton_n_j<\/a>> # Princeton, N.J.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Princeton, N.J.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Place\/united_states<\/a>> # United States<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Topic\/british_united_states<\/a>> # British--United States<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0rdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2007101976<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"British--United States<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1811049209#Topic\/frontier_and_pioneer_life<\/a>> # Frontier and pioneer life<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0rdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008103514<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Frontier and pioneer life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85130857<\/a>> # Surveying<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Surveying<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85130869<\/a>> # Surveyors<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Surveyors<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nju<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0dcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nju<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1139579<\/a>> # Surveying<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Surveying<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1139621<\/a>> # Surveyors<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Surveyors<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204155<\/a>> # United States.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204598<\/a>> # Pennsylvania.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Pennsylvania.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204739<\/a>> # Maryland.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Maryland.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/837076<\/a>> # Boundaries<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Boundaries<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/839044<\/a>> # British<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"British<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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