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The Resource A short history of nearly everything, by Bill Bryson

A short history of nearly everything, by Bill Bryson

Label
A short history of nearly everything
Title
A short history of nearly everything
Statement of responsibility
by Bill Bryson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author wrote this book so that everyone could understand and appreciate ... the wonder and accomplishments of science at a level that isn't too technical or demanding, but isn't entirely superficial either. -Introd
Cataloging source
TEF
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Bryson, Bill
Dewey number
500
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
Q162
LC item number
.B88 2003ab
Literary text for sound recordings
essays
PerformerNote
Read by Richard Matthews
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Matthews, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Science
Target audience
general
Label
A short history of nearly everything, by Bill Bryson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
15 sound discs (19 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780736693202
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780736693202
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6156-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)52154751
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A short history of nearly everything, by Bill Bryson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
15 sound discs (19 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780736693202
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780736693202
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6156-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)52154751
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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