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The Resource A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson, (compact disc)

A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson, (compact disc)

Label
A short history of nearly everything
Title
A short history of nearly everything
Statement of responsibility
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
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Richard Matthews
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Matthews, Richard
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  • Talking books on compact disc
  • Science
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson, (compact disc)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
Control code
ocm52154751
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
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6156-CD
Special playback characteristics
unknown
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, Bill Bryson, (compact disc)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
Control code
ocm52154751
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
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6156-CD
Special playback characteristics
unknown
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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