The Surgeon of Crowthorn

The Surgeon of Crowthorn

A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

Large Print - 2000
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The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a fifty-year task requiring the assistance of thousands of volunteers - one of the keenest a W C Minor. Minor was a millionaire American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder. Here Simon Winchester tells this uplifting tale.
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood ; Anstey, Eng. : F.A.Thorpe, 2000, c1998.
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780708992043
Characteristics: 274 pages (large print) ;,24 cm.


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