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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
Contributor
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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
Audio
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10194851
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
526/.62/09
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QB225
LC item number
.S64 2005ab
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1320
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kate Reading with a new foreword written and read by Neil Armstrong
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Armstrong, Neil
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True
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  • Harrison, John
  • Longitude
  • Chronometers
  • Clock and watch makers
  • Audiobooks
Target audience
adult
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the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time
Transposition and arrangement
unknown
Label
Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library edition
Extent
4 sound discs (ca. 65 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415928707
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6948-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocm61501636
  • (OCoLC)61501636
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Longitude : the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, Dava Sobel
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library edition
Extent
4 sound discs (ca. 65 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415928707
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6948-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocm61501636
  • (OCoLC)61501636
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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