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The Surgeon of Crowthorne - A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Love of Words

The Surgeon of Crowthorne - A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Love of Words

Author: Simon Winchester
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1998. Reprint. A very good copy in a very good d/w.

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The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a fifty-year task requiring the assistance of thousands of volunteers - one of the keenest a W C Minor. Minor was a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder. Here Simon Winchester tells this uplifting tale.

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General Fields

  • : 9780670878628
  • : Viking Books
  • : Viking Books
  • : June 1998
  • : ---length:- '21'width:- '14'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 423/.092
  • : Hardback
  • : Simon Winchester
  • : 207