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    Description-- Also appeared on the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Publishers Weekly, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Independent, Wordstock, NCIBA, and Booksense bestseller lists -- Winner of the Christopher Award and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award -- Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and the American Library Association -- Longitude sold more than 300,000 copies in paperback and spent 25 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list -- The Penguin edition features a stunning package with a beautiful step-back cover


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    Title
    Galileo's Daughter
    Subtitle
    An Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dava Sobel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140280555
    ISBN 10: 0140280553
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY, CHRN/17CNTY, CULT/CEUROP
    DC21: 520.92
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO015000, BIO006000, SCI004000
    DC22: 520/.92
    LC classification: QB36.G2 S65 2000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO018000
    Thema V1.0: DNB, JBSF1, NH, DNBH, PG
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Publication date
    07 December 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Dava Sobel is an award-winning former science writer for The New York Times. The author of the bestselling Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Sobel's work has also appeared in Audubon, Discover, Life, and The New Yorker.
    Review quote
    "Sobel is a master storyteller...she brings a great scientist to life."--The New York Times Book Review. "Innovative history and a wonderfully told tale."--Newsweek.