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The Resource Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel

Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel

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Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
Title
Longitude
Title remainder
the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the forty-year effort of John Harrison to invent the chronometer, the first instrument able to keep accurate time for navigational purposes
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • British Book Award for Book of the Year, 1997.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 1996.
Biography type
individual biography
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155451
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
526.6209
Index
no index present
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1320
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Harrison, John
  • Longitude
  • Clock and watch makers
Target audience
adult
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the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
Label
Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-180) and index
Control code
ocm35738057
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
viii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780140258790
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95-17402
System control number
(Sirsi) ABP-4619
Label
Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-180) and index
Control code
ocm35738057
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
viii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780140258790
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95-17402
System control number
(Sirsi) ABP-4619

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