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The Resource American eclipse : a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world, David Baron

American eclipse : a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world, David Baron

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American eclipse : a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world
Title
American eclipse
Title remainder
a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world
Statement of responsibility
David Baron
Title variation
American eclipse
Title variation remainder
a nations epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the efforts of three scientists to observe the rare total solar eclipse of 1878, citing how the ambitions of James Craig Watson, Maria Mitchell, and Thomas Edison helped America's early pursuits as a scientific superpower
Summary
Documents the efforts of three late-19th-century scientists to observe the rare total solar eclipse of 1878, citing how the respective ambitions of James Craig Watson, Maria Mitchell and Thomas Edison, juxtaposed against the challenges of the Wild West, helped America's early pursuits as a scientific superpower
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10564909
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baron, David
Dewey number
523.7/80973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.U6
LC item number
B2755 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Eclipses
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world
Label
American eclipse : a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world, David Baron
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
987476404
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 330 pages
Isbn
9781631490163
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017009679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
American eclipse : a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world, David Baron
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
987476404
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 330 pages
Isbn
9781631490163
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017009679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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