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The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
Call Number: PE1617.O94 W56 1998
Publication Date: 1998
The Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—and literary history.
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