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The Resource Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel

Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel

Label
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
Title
Galileo's daughter
Title remainder
a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel
Title variation
Galileos daughter
Title variation remainder
a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a biography of the scientist through the surviving letters of his illegitimate daughter Maria Celeste, who wrote him from the Florence convent where she lived from the age of thirteen
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1999.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154426
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1530L
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1530
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Maria Celeste
  • Astronomers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
Label
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
356569
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 420 pages
Isbn
9780802713438
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
99023885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802713438
  • (Sirsi) ABU-7976
Label
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
356569
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 420 pages
Isbn
9780802713438
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
99023885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802713438
  • (Sirsi) ABU-7976

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