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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, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates how mathematical genius John Forbes Nash, Jr., suffered a breakdown at age thirty-one and was diagnosed with schizophrenia, but experienced a remission of his illness thirty years later.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John F Nash, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Nasar
ISBN: 0743224574 9780743224574
OCLC Number: 987917165
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1998.
"A Touchstone book."
Description: 461 p. : 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.
Responsibility: Sylvia Nasar.

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Relates how mathematical genius John Forbes Nash, Jr., suffered a breakdown at age thirty-one and was diagnosed with schizophrenia, but experienced a remission of his illness thirty years later.

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