Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
by Sobel, Dava
Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of Galileo's daughter, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has written a biography unlike any other of the man Albert Einstein called "the father of modern physics- indeed of modern science altogether." Galileo's Daughteralso presents a stunning portrait of a person hitherto lost to history, described by her father as "a woman of exquisite mind, singular goodness, and most tenderly attached to me." Reprint. An exceptional copy. Walker, 1999. Reprint. Near Fine/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2196787)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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