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Ronald Florence

Full Name: Ronald Florence
Number of Works: 14
Ronald Florence is a historian and novelist, the author of ten books including Lawrence and Aaronsohn, The Gypsy Man, The Perfect Machine, Blood Libel and Emissary of the Doomed. Educated at Berkeley and Harvard, where he received a PhD in European history, he has traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East to research and explore the locations of his books. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island."

ISBN: 0060926708, 9780060926700
Keywords: telescope, palomar, building, machine, perfect
Pages: 480
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%

A stirring chronicle of the potential of Big Science and a poignant rendering of an America mired in the Depression, The Perfect Machine weaves a tale of human effort and technical splendor that culminates in the completion of the Palomar Telescope. 16 page photo insert. Line drawings.
ISBN: 0877953279, 9780877953272
Keywords: novel, zeppelin
Pages: 379
Published: 1982
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0812571312, 9780812571318
Keywords: season, last
Pages: 352
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 40%