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A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash

Author: Sylvia Nasar
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: John F Nash; John F Nash
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Nasar
ISBN: 0743224574 9780743224574
OCLC Number: 48549353
Notes: Reprint. Previously published: A beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994. 1st Touchstone ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999.
"A Touchstone book."
Description: 461 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. A beautiful mind --
pt. 2. Separate lives --
pt. 3. A slow fire burning --
pt. 4. The lost years --
pt. 5. The most worthy.
Other Titles: Life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
Responsibility: Sylvia Nasar.

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The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.

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