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A beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics /cSylvia Nasar.

Author: Sylvia Nasar
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The dramatic story of John Forbes Nash, Jr., a mathematical genius who slipped into madness at the height of his career, endured three decades of schizophrenia, and, after a miraculous recovery, was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John F Nash, Jr.; John F Nash, Jr.; John F Nash
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Nasar
ISBN: 0684819066 9780684819068 0684853701 9780684853703
OCLC Number: 658098421
Awards: Short-listed for Helen Bernstein Book Award 1999
Target Audience: Adult.; Adult.
Description: 459 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Michael J. Mandel"Business Week"A fascinating account of creativity barely under control, of a mathematical genius who was driven by -- and eventually overwhelmed by -- his own inner demons. A Read more...

 
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