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Old 09-09-2017, 02:28 PM   #1
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Longitude

An interesting read and an enjoyable listen:

Longitude
Written by: Dava Sobel

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Old 09-09-2017, 07:47 PM   #2
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Also been made into an excellent movie:

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/longitude/
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Old 09-10-2017, 03:21 PM   #3
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It is a fascinating book.
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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
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Great book. Along similar historical lines try "Salt" and "Cod". Two separate books. You won't be disappointed.
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I thought this an excellent book also. I also have to recommend "Galileo's Daughter" by the same author.


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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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