The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (Hardcover)

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics By Norton Juster Cover Image
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Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered...angles! Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a square, a triangle, a parallelogram....And that's just the beginning!First published in 1963 and made into an Academy Award-winning animated short film, here is a supremely witty love story with a twist that reveals profound truths about relationships--both human and mathematical--sure to tickle lovers of all ages.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781587170669
ISBN-10: 1587170663
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: December 1st, 2000
Pages: 80
Language: English