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bioguide 09-09-2017 03:28 PM

Longitude
 
An interesting read and an enjoyable listen:

Longitude
Written by: Dava Sobel

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....PL._SL300_.jpg

TCD 09-09-2017 08:47 PM

Also been made into an excellent movie:

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/longitude/

DuctTape 09-10-2017 04:21 PM

It is a fascinating book.

snav3 09-10-2017 07:12 PM

I thought this an excellent book also. I also have to recommend "Galileo's Daughter" by the same author.


https://www.amazon.com/Galileos-Daug.../dp/0802779654

Glen 09-19-2017 05:10 PM

Great book. Along similar historical lines try "Salt" and "Cod". Two separate books. You won't be disappointed.

bioguide 09-19-2017 08:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by snav3 (Post 262167)
I thought this an excellent book also. I also have to recommend "Galileo's Daughter" by the same author.


https://www.amazon.com/Galileos-Daug.../dp/0802779654

Quote:

Originally Posted by Glen (Post 262406)
Great book. Along similar historical lines try "Salt" and "Cod". Two separate books. You won't be disappointed.

Thanks for the recommendations. I've put all three on my audible wishlist. Perhaps I'll get to listen to one or two on a couple of winter camping trips... winters coming!


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