Enchantress of Numbers

Enchantress of Numbers

A Novel of Ada Lovelace

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Bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the fascinating life of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace--Lord Byron's daughter, the world's first computer programmer, and a woman whose exceptional contributions to science and technology have been too long unsung. This novel unveils the passions, dreams, and insatiable thirst for knowledge of a largely unheralded pioneer in computing--a young woman who stepped out of her father's shadow to achieve her own laurels and champion the new technology that would shape the future.
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781101985205
Characteristics: 433 pages :,genealogical table ;,24 cm.


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The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada’s father, Ada’s mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage.

When Ada is introduced into London society as a highly eligible young heiress, ... Read More »

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