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Nobel faces : a gallery of Nobel Prize winners

Author: Peter Badge; Nikolaus Turner; Chris Richmond
Publisher: Weinheim [Germany] : Wiley-VCH, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this attractive book, photographer Peter Badge captures the likeness of every living Nobel laureate in a black-and-white image - resulting in a total of more than 270 striking portraits. Bringing readers face to face with Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter, the Dali Lama, James Watson, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Toni Morrison, Rita-Montalcini, Linda Buck, and Paul Samuelson among many others, "Nobel Faces" offers an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Badge; Nikolaus Turner; Chris Richmond
ISBN: 9783527406784 3527406786
OCLC Number: 148787306
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 621 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Afterword by Wim Wenders More than 270 black-and-white photographs of Nobel Prize Winners such as Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, J.M. Coetzee, Roy J. Glauber, James Watson or Jimmy Carter, each accompanied by a short biography.
Responsibility: Peter Badge ; editor, Nikolaus Turner ; epilogue, Wim Wenders ; scientific advisers, Anders Bárány, Jürgen Uhlenbusch, Leonore Uhlenbusch ; biographies, Chris Richmond.
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More than 270 striking black-and-white portraits of all Nobel Prize Winners alive today, such as Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, John M. Coetzee, Roy J. Glauber, James Watson and Jimmy Carter, taken  Read more...

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" Nobel Faces offers an intimate and compelling look at famous honourees as well as lesser-known recipients." ( Anticancer Research 28 : 2008) "This book deserves to be widely promoted ... .[A] Read more...

 
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