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The Professor and the Madman : A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
by Simon Winchester


Overview - Hailed by the "New York Times" as "a fascinating, spicy, learned tale," this runaway national bestseller takes an extraordinary look into literary genius, madness, and the making of the"Oxford English Dictionary."  Read more...

 
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Overview
Hailed by the "New York Times" as "a fascinating, spicy, learned tale," this runaway national bestseller takes an extraordinary look into literary genius, madness, and the making of the"Oxford English Dictionary."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060839789
  • ISBN-10: 0060839783
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: July 2005
  • Page Count: 242


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