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Matthew Parker
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Originally a math teacher from Australia, Matt now lives in the UK and works both as a stand-up comedian and a math communicator. This involves spreading his love of math via TV and  radio shows, newspaper columns, school visits, live comedy, this book and, occasionally, harassing people in the street. Matt is also the Public Engagement in Mathematics Fellow at Queen Mary University of London.

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Monte Cassino
The Hardest Fought Battle of World War II
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $17.00

Monte Cassino is the true story of one of the bitterest and bloodiest of the Allied struggles against the Nazi army. Long neglected by historians, the horrific conflict saw over 350,000 casualties, while the worst winter in Italian memory and official incompetence and backbiting only worsened the carnage and turmoil.

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Monte Cassino
The Hardest-Fought Battle of World War II
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $13.99

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Panama Fever
The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $17.95

The Panama Canal was the costliest undertaking in history; its completion in 1914 marked the beginning of the “American Century.” Panama Fever draws on contemporary accounts, bringing the experience of those who built the canal vividly to life. Politicians engaged in high-stakes diplomacy in order to influence its construction. Meanwhile, engineers... Read more >
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Panama Fever
The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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