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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
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154426
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
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1530
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • 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 (p. [376]-382) and index
Control code
ocm45296868
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 420 p.
Isbn
9780140280555
Lccn
99023885
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ACM-5648
Label
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [376]-382) and index
Control code
ocm45296868
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 420 p.
Isbn
9780140280555
Lccn
99023885
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ACM-5648

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