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The Resource Searching for stars on an island in Maine, Alan Lightman

Searching for stars on an island in Maine, Alan Lightman

Label
Searching for stars on an island in Maine
Title
Searching for stars on an island in Maine
Statement of responsibility
Alan Lightman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, and the modern scientific discoveries that demonstrate the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world"--
Summary
The acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams presents a lyrical meditation on religion and science as they relate to the human yearning for permanence and certainty in spite of discoveries that prove the world's impermanent and uncertain nature
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10622618
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lightman, Alan P.
Dewey number
523.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Large type books
  • Cosmology
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Searching for stars on an island in Maine, Alan Lightman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
on1029073898
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
255 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683247777
Lccn
2018003607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1029073898
Label
Searching for stars on an island in Maine, Alan Lightman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
on1029073898
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
255 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683247777
Lccn
2018003607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1029073898

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