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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
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
Dewey number
526/.62/09
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1320
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QB225
LC item number
.S64 1995
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1320
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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
Instantiates
Production
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) 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
16606718
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
viii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780802713124
Lccn
95017402 //r98
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 95017402 //r98
  • (NjBwBT)bt 09709544
Label
Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
Production
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) 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
16606718
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
viii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780802713124
Lccn
95017402 //r98
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 95017402 //r98
  • (NjBwBT)bt 09709544

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