The man who made lists : love, death, madness, and the creation of Roget's Thesaurus /

Peter Mark Roget--polymath, eccentric, synonym aficionado--was a complicated man. He was a scholar obsessed with his work, yet he had an allure that endeared him to his contemporaries--not to mention a host of female admirers. But most notably, he made lists. Roget longed for order in his chaotic wo...

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Main Author: Kendall, Joshua C., 1960- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2008]
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Call Number: CT788 .R534 K46 2008
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