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Ira Foxglove

a novel

by Thomas A. McMahon

  • 71 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Brook Street Press in Saint Simons Island [Ga.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scientists -- Fiction.,
  • Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction.,
  • Airships -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas McMahon.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.C3858 I73 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. ;
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3679524M
    ISBN 100972429530
    LC Control Number2003021792

    Harkups talks with Ira about the many poisons Dame Agatha employed, and explains how the “Queen of Crime” grew to know so much about chemistry’s dark side. Read an excerpt from Kathryn Harkup’s book, A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie. Thomas Arthur McMahon (Ap – Febru ) was a Professor of Applied Mechanics and Biology at Harvard book Muscles, Reflexes and Locomotion is considered a classic on the mathematics, chemistry, biology, and mechanics of animal was born in Dayton, Ohio, and grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts.. He also wrote four well-regarded novels, the last.

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    Ira Foxglove (), whose protagonist is ill with a broken heart, hopes to perfect a prosthetic organ, in the course of a death-haunted but scatty Fantastic Voyage across America by Balloon. [JC] Thomas Arthur McMahon. born Dayton, Ohio: 21 April died .   Celebrated mystery writer Agatha Christie authored more than 80 detective books. In many, the plot features characters killed by poisoning — with ingredients as diverse as digitalis (foxglove.


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He is the author of McKay’s Bees and Principles of American Nuclear Chemistry, both published by the University of Chicago Press, as well as the posthumous novel, Ira Foxglove.

Thomas McMahon ( ) was the Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Mechanics and professor of biology at Harvard University. He is the author of McKay's Bees and Principles of American Nuclear Chemistry, both published by the University of Chicago Press, as well as the posthumous novel, Ira Foxglove.

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