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The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus

Kendall, Joshua

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ISBN 10: 0399154620 / ISBN 13: 9780399154621
Published by G. P Putnam's Sons, New York, 2008
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover.The book and the dust jacket is fine also. These is an index and 297 pages. The book is signed on the front free end paper. Bookseller Inventory # 007465

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Title: The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness...

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

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st 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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