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Enchantress Of Numbers : A Novel Of Ada Lovelace (2017, original release: 2017)
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Published: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017 ©2017
Series: Thorndike Press large print core series
Edition:  Large print edition
Description:  769 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781432843663, 1432843664, 9781432843663, 1432843664 :,
Language:  English


"The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery, Ada's mother provides her daughter with a rigorous education grounded in mathematics and science. Any troubling spark of imagination--or worse yet, passion or poetry--is promptly extinguished. Or so her mother believes. When Ada is introduced into London society as a highly eligible young heiress, she at last discovers the intellectual and social circles she has craved all her life. Little does she realize that her delightful new friendship with inventor Charles Babbage--brilliant, charming, and occasionally curmudgeonly--will shape her destiny..."--Dust jacket

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