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The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
SKU: 20147
$9.99

 

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 delight readers of all ages.

  • Author: Norton Juster
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Hardcover, 80 pages

 

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 delight readers of all ages.

  • Author: Norton Juster
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Hardcover, 80 pages
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