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A great presentation of a truly epic quest. The 18th century version of our Moon Mission, a story not often heard.Published 19 hours ago by Jim
Very interesting study of how people would rather keep credit for themselves at great cost to mankind in general.Published 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
Fascinating and interesting story. I never knew that there is a way to determine longitude by the stars.Published 3 days ago by RiPhRo
Dava Sobel's clear and well-written book is a moving narrative of John Harrison's heroic dedication to developing a clock that would allow mariners to navigate with assurance that... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Opera lover
Well written and researched narrative of an important milestone in human history,. I was disappointed that photos of the clocks were not included, hence the 3 star rating.Published 3 days ago by lec647
Although she did repeat what she said in previous chapters it is still a very good book and now I want to go to Greenwich.😃Published 4 days ago by Bob Dorrill