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The Age of Wonder by Richard  Holmes
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Dec 26, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: history
Read from December 26, 2011 to April 25, 2012 — I own a copy

Excellent science history, especially nice story of Humphrey Davy

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12/26/2011 page 33
6.0% "Vivid description of Joseph Banks in Tahiti. Previously, read a lot a about Captain Cook, now, the focus is on Joseph Banks, the real science guy on board. Very interesting."

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