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Adventures of a curious character

Author: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton; Edward Hutchings
Publisher: London : Vintage : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New ed
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Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure. This work presents the taped conversations that Feynman's had with his friend Ralph Leighton over a period of years.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton; Edward Hutchings
ISBN: 9780099173311 009917331X
OCLC Number: 851781350
Notes: Originally published by W.W. Norton, 1985.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 352 pages ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Ralph Leighton ; As told by Richard P. Feynman.

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