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Galileo's Daughter - A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love

Dava Sobel

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Galileo Galilei was the foremost scientist of his day. Though he never left Italy, his inventions and discoveries were heralded around the world. His telescopes allowed him to reveal the heavens and enforce the astounding argument that the earth moves around the sun. For this belief, he was brought before the Holy Office of the Inquisition, accused of heresy, and forced to spend his last years under house arrest. Galileo's oldest child was thirteen when he placed her in a convent near him in Florence, where she took the most appropriate name of Suor Maria Celeste. Her support was her father's greatest source of strength. Her presence, through letters which Sobel has translated from Italian and masterfully woven into the narrative, graces her father's life now as it did then. GALILEO'S DAUGHTER dramatically recolors the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science and religion. Moving between Galileo's public life and Maria Celeste's sequestered world, Sobel illuminates the Florence of the Medicis and the papal court in Rome during an era when humanity's perception of its place in the cosmos was overturned. With all the human drama and scientific adventure that distinguished Latitude, GALILEO'S DAUGHTER is an unforgettable story. From the Compact Disc edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

10h 52m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:45

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:48


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:22


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:37


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:24


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:02


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:01


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:07


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:49


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:07


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:06


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:36


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:59


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:21


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:25


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

02:59


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:16


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:59


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:10


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:15


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:46


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:00


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:27


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:18


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:07


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:56


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

02:13


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:42


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:32


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:01


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:57


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:49


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:03


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:12


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:45


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:11


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:41


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:30


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:55


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:26


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:40


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:22


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:18


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:48


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:13


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:20


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:45


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:58


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:25


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:21


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:33


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:19


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:12


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:56


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

02:52


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:03


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:45


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:44


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:11


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:16


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:18


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:42


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:11


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:58


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:19


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:14


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

03:37


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:44


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:18


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:20


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:53


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:00


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:04


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:28


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:43


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:34


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:06


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:56


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:18


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:11


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

02:04


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:55


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:50


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:17


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

03:55


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

03:51


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:53


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:38


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:33


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:29


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:12


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:02


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:42


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:23


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:56


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

02:57


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

03:54


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:44


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

03:58


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:18


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:06


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:03


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:32


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

04:32


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

03:25


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:01


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:44


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

04:10


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

02:08


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

03:42


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:55


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:34


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

04:40


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:29


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

03:55


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:13


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

04:10


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

02:30


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:47


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

03:13


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

03:55


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

05:07


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

05:10


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

05:19


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:06


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

03:36


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

02:09


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

03:45


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

04:13


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

04:31


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:23


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

04:42


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

04:29


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

05:26


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

04:39


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

04:21


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

04:22


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

01:11


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

04:55


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

04:01


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

04:28


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

04:47


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

02:16