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What do YOU care what other people think? : further adventures of a curious character

Author: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Anecdotes
Biographies
Named Person: Richard P Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton
ISBN: 0393026590 9780393026597 0393320928 9780393320923
OCLC Number: 18224735
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 255 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. I. A curious character. The making of a scientist --
"What do you care what other people think?" --
It's as simple as one, two three... ---
Getting ahead --
Hotel city --
Who the hell is Herman? --
Feynman sexist pig! --
I just shook his hand, can you believe it? --
Letters, photos, and drawings --
pt. II. Mr. Feynman goes to Washington: investigating the space shuttle Challenger disaster. Preliminaries --
Committing suicide --
The cold facts --
Check six! --
Gumshoes --
Fantastic figures --
An inflamed appendix --
The tenth recommendation --
Meet the press --
Afterthoughts --
Appendix F: Personal observations on the reliability of the shuttle --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard P. Feynman, as told to Ralph Leighton.

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Feynman s voice echoes raw and direct through these pages. --James Gleick"

 
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