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Einstein : [his life and universe]

Author: Walter Isaacson; Edward Herrmann
Publisher: [Prince Frederick, Md.] : Recorded Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom and the universe.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; Edward Herrmann
ISBN: 9781428149342 1428149341
OCLC Number: 123238005
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Narrated by Edward Herrmann.
Description: 18 sound discs (21.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The light-beam rider --
Childhood, 1879-1896 --
The Zurich Polytechnic, 1896-1900 --
The lovers, 1900-1904 --
The miracle year: quanta and molecules, 1905 --
Special relativity, 1905 --
The happiest thought, 1906-1909 --
The wandering professor, 1909-1914 --
General relativity, 1911-1915 --
Divorce, 1916-1919 --
Einstein's universe, 1916-1919 --
Fame, 1919 --
The wandering zionist, 1920-1921 --
Nobel laureate, 1921-1927 --
Unified field theories, 1923-1931 --
Turning fifty, 1929-1931 --
Einstein's god --
The refugee, 1932-1933 --
America, 1933-1939 --
Quantum entanglement, 1935 --
The bomb, 1939-1945 --
One-worlder, 1945-1948 --
Landmark, 1948-1953 --
Red scare, 1951-1954 --
The end, 1955 --
Epilogue: Einstein's brain and Einstein's mind.
Responsibility: by Walter Isaacson.

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The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom and the universe.

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