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

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

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
Galileo's 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
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154426
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
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, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
571 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780783889542
Lccn
99089934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780783889542
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, portraits
Label
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love, Dava Sobel, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
571 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780783889542
Lccn
99089934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780783889542
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, photographs, portraits

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