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Einstein's gift

Author: Vern Thiessen
Publisher: Toronto : Playwrights Canada Press, 2008, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A scientist who enhances life with his work and knowledge but discovers too late that knowledge in the wrong hands brings death. The ideal of science--to serve humanity--is shown in sharp contrast against the reality of political will, nationalism and war. Chance, pride, ego and passion collide in this play based on the life and work of Nobel Laureate Dr. Fritz Haber, who risked everything for a country that never  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Théâtre
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thiessen, Vern.
Einstein's gift.
Toronto : Playwrights Canada Press, 2008, ©2003
(OCoLC)650019214
Named Person: Fritz Haber; Fritz Haber; Fritz Haber
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vern Thiessen
ISBN: 9780887548819 0887548814
OCLC Number: 253821823
Notes: A play.
Description: vii, 111 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Vern Thiessen.

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A scientist who enhances life with his work and knowledge but discovers too late that knowledge in the wrong hands brings death. The ideal of science--to serve humanity--is shown in sharp contrast against the reality of political will, nationalism and war. Chance, pride, ego and passion collide in this play based on the life and work of Nobel Laureate Dr. Fritz Haber, who risked everything for a country that never accepted him, but used his work to murder millions.--Publisher's note.

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