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jacket/cover - click for larger view Nelson : the sword of Albion
John Sugden.
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2013; 925 p.; isbn:080507807X More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center
Ray Monk.
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"Revered biographer Ray Monk solves the enigma of Robert Oppenheimer's life and personality and brilliantly illuminates his contribution to the revolution in twentieth-century physics. In Robert Oppenheimer, Ray Monk delves into the rich and complex intellectual life of America's most fascinating and elusive scientist, the father of the atomic ...
2012; 825 p; isbn:0385504071 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Queen bee of Tuscany : the redoubtable Janet Ross
Ben Downing.
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2013; 338 p.; isbn:0374239711 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The spy who loved : the secrets and lives of Christine Granville
Clare Mulley.
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2013; 426 p.; isbn:1250030323 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Prodigal genius : the life of Nikola Tesla
John J. O'Neill
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2008; 326 p.; isbn:9781931882859 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Tesla : inventor of the electrical age
W. Bernard Carlson.
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"This is a biography of one of the major 20th-century scientists, Nikola Tesla. It is interdisciplinary, containing accounts of U.S. manufacturing in the early 1900s and other contemporary cultural materials"-- Provided by publisher.
2013; 500 p; isbn:0691057761 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view A million years with you : a memoir of life observed
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
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How is it that an untrained, self-taught observer and writer could see things that professional anthropologists often missed? How is that a pioneering woman, working in male-dominated fields, without sponsors or credentials, could accomplish more than so many more celebrated and professionally educated men could manage? How can we all unlock the wisdom ...
2013; 285 p; isbn:9780547763958 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Call the midwife : Farewell to the East End
Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates.
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321 p.; isbn:0062270060 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Call the midwife : Shadows of the workhouse
Jennifer Worth.
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When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became the neighborhood's most vivid chronicler. Woven into the ongoing tales of her life in the East End are the true stories ...
2005; 294 p.; isbn:0062270044 More Information

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