Galileo's Daughter

Galileo's Daughter

by Dava Sobel
Publisher: Penguin Putnam
©2000, Item: 77324
Trade Paperback, 420 pages
Current Retail Price: $16.00
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While Galileo Galilei was under house arrest, accused of heresy for his claim that the earth revolved around the sun, his daughter Virginia, a cloistered nun, proved to be her father's greatest source of strength through the difficult years of his trial and persecution. Winner of the Christopher Award and named a Notable Book of the Year by the "New York Times". Illustrations.

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