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Author: Dava Sobel; Lorna Raver; Books on Tape, Inc.
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With her blockbuster New York Times bestsellers Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Dava Sobel used her rare and luminous gift for weaving difficult scientific concepts into a compelling story to garner rave reviews and attract readers from across the literary spectrum. Now, in The Planets, Sobel brings her full talents to bear on what is perhaps her most ambitious subject to datethe planets of our solar system. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel; Lorna Raver; Books on Tape, Inc.
ISBN: 1415924546 9781415924549 9780739346112 0739346113
OCLC Number: 77646686
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 11, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 2005.
Performer(s): Read by Lorna Raver.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: by Dava Sobel.

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With her blockbuster New York Times bestsellers Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Dava Sobel used her rare and luminous gift for weaving difficult scientific concepts into a compelling story to garner rave reviews and attract readers from across the literary spectrum. Now, in The Planets, Sobel brings her full talents to bear on what is perhaps her most ambitious subject to datethe planets of our solar system. The sun's family of planets become a familiar place in this personal account of the lives of other worlds. Sobel explores the planets' origins and oddities through the lens of popular culture, from astrology, mythology, and science fiction to art, music, poetry, biography, and history. A perfect gift and a captivating journey, The Planets is a gorgeous study of our place in the universe that will mesmerize everyone who has ever gazed with awe at our night sky.

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