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PRIME NUMBER 17 STORIES 17 Stories from Illinois Short Fiction (Illinois Short Fiction Series) by Ann Lowry

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Language, Literature And Biography,
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Short stories,
  • Short stories, American,
  • Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9482850M
ISBN 100252060326
ISBN 109780252060328
OCLC/WorldCa17805853

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I'm a fortysomething author of books for young adults. I live in Bath, England, with my husband, two teenagers, dog, cat and chickens. I've had 'sensible' jobs for 25 years, and now I'm a writer too. I've been writing for about 10 years, and have published the Numbers trilogy. The first book came out in the UK in and the USA in Numbers "And it came to pass, that on the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds." “The rod of Aaron”: God had stated that the stick of the man He had chosen would blossom (). The New Book of Prime Number Records by Paulo Ribenboim is very good and will most likely fit best to your need.; Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics by John Derbyshire. I am currently reading this book and it is a great book which tried to explain Riemann hypothesis to a layman (with basic high school math, not even calculus) and succeeds on . Dr. Curtis Cooper, who has made two other prime number discoveries, has found the 48th known Mersenne prime -- 2 57,, minus 1. The number is 17,, digits long. The number .