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Author Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012.

Title The Smithsonian Institution : a novel / Gore Vidal.

Imprint New York : Random House, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.54 V667s    ---  Available
Description 260 p. ; 23 cm.
Summary In 1939 Washington, a 13-year-old math genius is summoned to the Smithsonian Institution to help scientists build a weapon to win the coming war. The institution's wax effigies come alive and he meets historical figures. A comic fantasy.
Subject Smithsonian Institution -- Fiction.
Gifted teenagers -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
ISBN 0375501215 (acid-free paper)

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