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Professor and the Madman - CDN edition
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Simon Winchester
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-08-25 - Publisher: Harper Perennial

The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of
The Professor and The Madman
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Authors: Simon Winchester
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Penerbit Serambi

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The Professor and the Madman
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Simon Winchester
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-13 - Publisher: Harper Collins

New York Times Bestseller Simon Winchester’s classic about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—soon to be a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson. The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. As definitions were collected, the overseeing committee,
Professor and the Madman - CDN edition
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Simon Winchester
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-08-25 - Publisher: Harper Perennial

The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of
Summary and Analysis of The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Worth Books
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: Open Road Media

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Professor and the Madman tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Simon Winchester’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to