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|Named Person:||Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman|
|Material Type:||Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton
|Notes:||"With a commemorative CD."|
|Description:||x, 511 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)|
|Contents:||Prologue. To the reader / by Ralph Leighton ; Foreword / by Freeman Dyson. --
From far Rockaway to MIT. The making of a scientist ; He fixes radios by thinking! ; String beans ; Who stole the door? ; Always trying to escape ; The chief research chemist of the Metaplast Corporation. --
The Princeton years. "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" ; Monster minds ; A different box of tools ; It's a simple as one, two, three ..." ; Meeeeeeeee! ; Mind readers ; Mixing paints ; Latin or Italian! --
Arlene. "What do y̲o̲u̲ care what other people think?" --
Feynman, the military, and the bomb. Fizzled fuses ; Los Alamos from below (spoken version on commemorative CD inside back cover) ; Safecracker meets safecracker ; Uncle Sam doesn't need you! --
From Cornell to Caltech with a touch of Brazil. The dignified professor ; Any questions? ; I want my dollar! ; You just ask them? ; O Americano, outra vez! ; Getting ahead ; Lucky numbers ; Certainly, Mr. Big! ; An offer you must refuse ; Man of a thousand tongues.
|Responsibility:||Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Ralph Leighton.|