The Professor And The Madman

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060994860
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The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.

The Professor And The Madman

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061807602
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The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.

The Meaning Of Everything

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192805768
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The Meaning of Everything is a scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language.

Summary And Analysis Of The Professor And The Madman A Tale Of Murder Insanity And The Making Of The Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Worth Books
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504044231
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This short summary and analysis of The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Supporting material to enhance ...

The Making Of The Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Peter Gilliver
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199283621
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This book tells the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its beginnings in the middle of the nineteenth century to the present.

Caught In The Web Of Words

Author: Katherine Maud Elisabeth Murray
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300089196
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"--Times (London) "A biography that possesses many of the virtues of James Murray himself--grace, humor, intelligence, curiosity, and scholarship.

The Professor And The Madman Movie Tie In

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062692290
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New York Times Bestseller Simon Winchester’s classic about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—soon to be a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson.

The Men Who United The States

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006207962X
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Featuring 32 illustrations throughout the text, The Men Who United the States is a fresh look at the way in which the most powerful nation on earth came together.

Krakatoa

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062277464
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Krakatoa gives us an entirely new perspective on this fascinating and iconic event. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.