The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom by Simon Winchester

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries…

bySimon Winchester

Paperback | April 28, 2009

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In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham—the brilliant Cambridge scientist, freethinking intellectual, and practicing nudist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China, once the world's most technologically advanced country.

About The Author

Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, includingThe Professor and the Madman,Atlantic,The Man Who Loved China,A Crack in the Edge of the World, andKrakatoa. In 2006, Mr. Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen. He lives in western Massachusetts.

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Title:The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries…Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:April 28, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060884614

ISBN - 13:9780060884611

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