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Dava Sobel

Dava Sobel was born on June 15, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA. She is a writer, known for Longitude (2000), Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude (1998) and Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber (2009). She was previously married to Arthur C. Klein. See full bio »
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 2002 Nova (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Galileo's Battle for the Heavens (2002) ... (writer)
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie) (book)
 1998 Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude (TV Movie documentary) (based on a book by)
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 2006 Centered in the Universe (Documentary short) (special thanks)
 2002 Nova (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Galileo's Battle for the Heavens (2002) ... (special thanks)
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 2005 HARDtalk Extra (TV Series)
- Dava Sobel (2005) ... Herself

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Novel: "Longitude" London: Fourth Estate Limited, 1st published in paperback, 1998. See more »

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 138, pages 408-412. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. See more »

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