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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love (Paperback)

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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.
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.

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ISBN 9780140280555
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Format Paperback
Pages 420
Publisher Date 2000-11-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Penguin Group USA
Copyright Year 1999
Height 8.25 in
Wdth 5.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.9 lb
Language English
Subtitle A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Audience General/trade
Authors Sobel, Dava

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  • Galileo's Daughter - Good read

    Good read - just wish they had his response to her letters! Fascinating bit of history from his daughter's letters. IK really enjoyed this book..

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