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My brief history

Author: Stephen Hawking; Matthew Brenher
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Recounts Stephen Hawking's improbable journey, from his postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. Writing with characteristic humility and humor, Hawking opens up about the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of ALS at age 21. Tracing his progress as a thinker, he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onward through numerous intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Stephen Hawking; Stephen Hawking
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking; Matthew Brenher
ISBN: 9780804164283 0804164282
OCLC Number: 854613868
Notes: Compact disc.
Duration: 2:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Matthew Brenher.
Description: 2 sound discs (2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Stephen Hawking.

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Recounts Stephen Hawking's improbable journey, from his postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. Writing with characteristic humility and humor, Hawking opens up about the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of ALS at age 21. Tracing his progress as a thinker, he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onward through numerous intellectual breakthroughs, and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece A Brief History of Time.

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