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THE MAN WHO MADE LISTS, Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus (signed)

By: Kendall, Joshua

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons / Putnam / Penguin Group: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016695

ISBN: 0399154620

Condition: As New


First printing w/complete number sequence. The story of Peter Mark Roget -- polymath, eccentric, synonym aficionado," whose father's early death and the mental illness of his mother and sister caused him to start making lists at the age of eight, which was the beginning of "his quest to put everything in its rightful place, one word at a time." And the rest (remainder, balance, residue) is history (past, yesterday, antiquity.) This copy signed by Kendall, ... View more info