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Author Winchester, Simon
Title The professor and the madman [sound recording] : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary] / by Simon Winchester
Imprint Newport Beach, CA : Books On Tape, p1999
Edition B-O-T library ed
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 Adult Audiobook CD  BCD 423 W     AVAILABLE
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Call # BCD 423 W
Phys. Description 6 sound discs (7.5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Note Unabridged
Performer Read by David Case
Summary When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth
Note Subtitle from container
In one container
Subject Oxford English dictionary
Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- Biography
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Great Britain -- Biography
New English dictionary on historical principles
Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography
English language -- Lexicography
English language -- Etymology
Genre Books on CD
Alt Author Case, David
Books on Tape, Inc
ISBN 0736651608
Music # 4882-CD