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Ship fever / Andrea Barrett.

Barrett, Andrea. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD NTL 1996 (Text) 39391006759565 Award - Fic Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster 813.54 BAR (Text) 72436000058862 Adult nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 039303853X
  • ISBN: 9780393038538
  • ISBN: 0393316009
  • ISBN: 9780393316001
  • Physical Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Norton, [1996]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The behavior of the hawkweeds -- The English pupil -- The littoral zone -- Rare bird -- Soroche -- Birds with no feet -- The Marburg sisters -- Ship fever -- Acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.: One novella and seven stories dealing with science and set in the 19th Century. In The Behavior of the Hawkweeds, the spirit of Mendel, the discoverer of the laws of heredity, haunts a geneticist of whose work Mendel disapproves, in Birds with No Feet, Darwin's theory of evolution provides a zoologist with consolation for his personal misfortunes, while in The English Pupil, Linnaeus, who brought order to botany, must deal with the mental disorder of his advancing age. By the author of The Middle Kingdom.
Awards Note: National Book Award, 1996
Subject: Scientists > Fiction.
Historical fiction, American.
Modern fiction.
Fiction > General.
Short stories.

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