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Uncle Tungsten : memories of a chemical boyhood
Oliver W. Sacks
Adult Nonfiction RC339.52.S23 A3 2001

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ContentsPage
1. - Uncle Tungstenp. 3
2. - "37"p. 11
3. - Exilep. 19
4. - "An Ideal Metal"p. 32
5. - Light for the Massesp. 46
6. - The Land of Stibnitep. 54
7. - Chemical Recreationsp. 67
8. - Stinks and Bangsp. 77
9. - Housecallsp. 91
10. - A Chemical Languagep. 101
11. - Humphry Davy: A Poet-Chemistp. 117
12. - Imagesp. 132
13. - Mr. Dalton's Round Bits of Woodp. 147
14. - Lines of Forcep. 156
15. - Home Lifep. 170
16. - Mendeleev's Gardenp. 187
17. - A Pocket Spectroscopep. 212
18. - Cold Firep. 221
19. - Map. 233
20. - Penetrating Raysp. 244
21. - Madame Curie's Elementp. 254
22. - Cannery Rowp. 268
23. - The World Set Freep. 281
24. - Brilliant Lightp. 293
25. - The End of the Affairp. 309
Afterwordp. 315
Acknowledgmentsp. 319
Indexp. 321


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