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Tinley Tomes

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/9/2013
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

The subtitle of this book neatly sums up the contents: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Civil war surgeon William Minor becomes a prolific contributor to the world's most prestigious dictionary despite highly unusual circumstances.
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Location: Meeting Room A
Contact: Adult Reference Desk
Contact Number: (708) 532-0160 x 1