Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

Title Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
Names Felt, Hali.
Book Number DB075236
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Biography of oceanic cartographer Marie Tharp (1920-2006), whose work with Bruce Heezen proved the existence of the Mid-Oceanic Ridges. Explores the intricacies of being a woman in a male-dominated field, her professional and personal relationships with Heezen, and the impact of her work on the field of geology. 2012.
Local Subject Science - SCI
Astronomy & allied sciences - 520
Female Narrator - FN
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
History - Modern World (universal) - Exploration - EXPH
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Long Book - LO
Biography - Scientists & Explorers - BIT
Adult Book - ADB
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Reading Level - AD
Non-Fiction - NF
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
Science - Nature - NAT
Science - Oceanography, Sea - OCE
Short Book - SH
Female Author - FMA
LC Subject Cartographers - United States - Biography
Geomorphologists - United States - Biography
Submarine topography
Women cartographers - United States - Biography
Notes ENG
Call Number 526.092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2012
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2012 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York, NY : Henry Holt and Co., 2012. 9780805092158
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