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

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

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Part homage to the greatest reference work of all time - the Oxford English Dictionary - part mystery, part intellectual history of Victorian England, The Professor and the Madman tells the parallel stories of the dictionary's genius editor and one of his most prolific contributors, an insane American doctor committed to an asylum for murder. 242 pages.
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ISBN: 9780060175962

Published Date: January 1, 1998

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 242

Size: 6.78" l x 4.49" w x 0.95" h

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Historical