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The Man Who Made Lists

Kendall, Joshua

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ISBN 10: 0399154620 / ISBN 13: 9780399154621
Published by P. G. Putnam's Sons, New York, 2008
Condition: Fine
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Title: The Man Who Made Lists

Publisher: P. G. Putnam's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: 8vo

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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A profile of the creator of the legendary thesaurus named for him describes his childhood fascination with list-making, a practice that was shaped by family tragedies, his run-in with Napoleon's authorities, and a productive relationship with famed physician Thomas Beddoes. 50,000 first printing.

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Joshua Kendall is a language enthusiast and an award-winning freelance journalist who currently writes for such publications as Business Week and The Boston Globe.

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