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Shooting the sun : [a novel]

Author: Max Byrd
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by Charles Babbage, who believes that his Difference Engine can calculate the longitude of a solar eclipse, astronomer Selena Cott invents a technique to photograph it and embarks on a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Charles Babbage
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Byrd
ISBN: 0553802089 9780553802085
OCLC Number: 636661691
Description: 306 Seiten : Karten
Responsibility: Max Byrd.

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"An engaging travelogue along the old Santa Fe Trail, served up with plenty of authentic frontier detail."--"Publishers Weekly "Full of insights and laced with subtle humor.... The author shows us Read more...

 
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