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LONGITUDE The True Story of a Lone Genuis Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

by | Read by Kate Reading

History • 4.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1995

In the eighteenth century, navigation was a "hit-or-miss" proposition. Sobel's fascinating story recounts how an unknown man, James Harrison, solved the problem and his many struggles in doing so. Reading's performance is exquisite. Her voice is crisp and precise and makes this fascinating account all the more so. This being a comparatively short work, it can be enjoyed in an afternoon or evening. M.T.F. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 98]



Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2005

CD ISBN 0739323784 $25.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN 1739323792 $12.98


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 1996

CS ISBN 0736634207 $40.00 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 1415928703 $36.00 • Four CDs

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