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Title:The Longitude Prize
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ISBN:0374346364
Number of Pages:208

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  • Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers (limited boxed edition, in French of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone)
  • O miih in ljudeh
  • Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
  • Geisha (French Language Edition)
  • In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
  • The Little Prince: A French/English Bilingual Reader (English and French Edition)
  • Frankenstein (Fiction, Poetry & Drama) (French Edition)
  • Le Portrait De Dorian Gray (French Edition)
  • The French Prize: A Novel
  • Les Misrables (French Edition)
  • Si je reste
  • Le Seigneur des Anneaux - 3 volumes (French Edition of The Lord of the Rings)
  • Coraline
  • Le Cercle Litteraire Des Amateurs D'epluchures De Patates (French Edition)
  • The Not Even Once Club
  • Presentation Magic: Achieving Outstanding Business Presentations Using the Rules of Magic
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • Mad Cows
  • To Be a Slave
  • Voices in the Park
  • The Rabbit Listened

Harry Potter a l ecole des sorciers limited boxed edition in French of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone O mi ih in ljudeh Anna and the French Kiss Anna and the French Kiss Geisha French Language Edition In the Woods Dublin Murder Squad The Little Prince A French English Bilingual Reader English and French Edition Frankenstein Fiction Poetry Drama French Edition Le Portrait De Dorian Gray French Edition The French Prize A Novel Les Mis rables French Edition Si je reste Le Seigneur des Anneaux volumes French Edition of The Lord of the Rings Coraline Le Cercle Litteraire Des Amateurs D epluchures De Patates French Edition The Not Even Once Club Presentation Magic Achieving Outstanding Business Presentations Using the Rules of Magic The Power of Habit Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Mad Cows To Be a Slave Voices in the Park The Rabbit Listened

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A Robert F Sibert Honor Book br br By the start of the eighteenth century many thousands of sailors had perished at sea because their captains had no way of knowing longitude their east west location Latitude the north south position was easy enough but once out of sight of land not even the most experienced navigator had a sure method of fixing longitude So the British Parliament offered a substantial monetary prize to whoever could invent a device to determine exact longitude at sea Many of the world s greatest minds tried and failed to come up with a solution Instead it was a country clockmaker named John Harrison who would invent a clock that could survive wild seas and be used to calculate longitude accurately But in an aristocratic society the road to acceptance was not a smooth one and even when Harrison produced not one but five elegant seaworthy timekeepers each an improvement on the one that preceded it claiming the prize was another battle Set in an exciting historical framework telling of shipwrecks and politics this is the story of one man s creative vision his persistence against great odds and his lifelong fight for recognition of a brilliant invention br The Longitude Prize books by Joan Dash, Dušan Petričić