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The Resource The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester

The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester

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The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
Title
The professor and the madman
Title remainder
a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
423/.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1617.O94
LC item number
W56 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Murray, James Augustus Henry
  • Minor, William Chester
  • English language
  • Lexicographers
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • English language
  • United States
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester
Link
http://santaclara.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=66DB641A-E0DD-45BC-96E1-25F3BB8578E9
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5. The
  • big dictionary conceived
  • 6. The
  • scholar in cell block two
  • 7.
  • Entering the lists
  • 8.
  • Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat
  • 9. The
  • meeting of minds
  • 1. The
  • 10. The
  • unkindest cut
  • 11.
  • Then only the monuments
  • dead of night in Lambeth Marsh
  • 2. The
  • man who taught Latin to cattle
  • 3. The
  • madness of war
  • 4.
  • Gathering Earth's daughters
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061122361
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocm63677694
  • (OCoLC)63677694
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2843 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 776 KB)
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester
Link
http://santaclara.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=66DB641A-E0DD-45BC-96E1-25F3BB8578E9
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5. The
  • big dictionary conceived
  • 6. The
  • scholar in cell block two
  • 7.
  • Entering the lists
  • 8.
  • Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat
  • 9. The
  • meeting of minds
  • 1. The
  • 10. The
  • unkindest cut
  • 11.
  • Then only the monuments
  • dead of night in Lambeth Marsh
  • 2. The
  • man who taught Latin to cattle
  • 3. The
  • madness of war
  • 4.
  • Gathering Earth's daughters
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061122361
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocm63677694
  • (OCoLC)63677694
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2843 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 776 KB)

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