Galileo's Daughter Nun Dava Sobel

By: Sobel, Dava

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Aqua and black Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 420 pages, 9 1/2 tall. Dust jacket has light edge wear.Galileo Galilei's telescopes allowed him to discover a new reality in the heavens. But for publicly declaring his astounding argument, that the earth revolves around the sun, he was accused of heresy and put under house arrest by the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Living a far different life, Galileo's daughter Virginia, a cloistered nun, proved to be her father's greatest source of strength through the difficult years of his trial and persecution.

Title: Galileo's Daughter Nun Dava Sobel

Author Name: Sobel, Dava

Categories: Science, Biography, Memoirs,

Publisher: Walker and Company: 1999

ISBN: 0802713432

ISBN 13: 9780802713438

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hard Cover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 001232

Keywords: Galileo, Science daughter Nun telescope inquisition,