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Lang Matl
Author Levenson, Thomas.

Title Newton and the counterfeiter : the unknown detective career of the world's greatest scientist / Thomas Levenson.

Imprint Boston [Mass.] : Mariner Books, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  Q143.N495    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  Q143.N495    Available
Edition 1st Mariner Books ed.
Description xii, 318 p. ; 21 cm.
Note "Novelistic history writing"--P. [4] of cover.
Originally published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [292]-301) and index.
Contents Preface: "Let Newton be" -- Learning to think -- A rogue's progress -- Passions -- The new warden -- Skirmishes -- Newton and the counterfeiter -- Epilogue: "He could not calculate the madness of the people."
Subject Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.
Chaloner, William.
Counterfeits and counterfeiting -- England -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780547336046 (pbk.)
0547336047 (pbk.)