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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, (electronic resource)

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

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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how more than ten thousand definitions were submitted for the first Oxford English Dictionary from Dr. W.C. Minor, an American Civil War criminal who was considered both a genius and a lunatic
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157430
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
423/.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
Label
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=66DB641A-E0DD-45BC-96E1-25F3BB8578E9
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242)
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocm63677694
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061122408
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
66DB641A-E0DD-45BC-96E1-25F3BB8578E9
System control number
(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, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=66DB641A-E0DD-45BC-96E1-25F3BB8578E9
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242)
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocm63677694
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061122408
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
66DB641A-E0DD-45BC-96E1-25F3BB8578E9
System control number
(OCoLC)63677694
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2843 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 776 KB)

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