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Shooting the sun

Author: Max Byrd
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 dangerous journey into the American Southwest.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Western stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Byrd, Max.
Shooting the sun.
New York : Bantam Books, ©2004
(DLC) 2003052403
(OCoLC)52381541
Named Person: Charles Babbage; Charles Babbage
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Byrd
ISBN: 9780553898736 0553898736
OCLC Number: 607008091
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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