Classic Feynman

Classic Feynman

All the Adventures of A Curious Character

Book - 2006
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Richard Feynman (1918-1988) thrived on outrageous adventures. In the phenomenal national bestsellers "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" and "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" the Nobel Prize-winning physicist recounted in an inimitable voice his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums, solving the mystery of the Challenger disaster, and much else of an eyebrow-raising, hugely entertaining, and astounding nature. One of the most influential and creative minds of recent history, Feynman also possessed an unparalleled ability as a storyteller, a delightful coincidence celebrated in this special omnibus edition of his classic stories. Now packaged with an hour-long audio CD of the 1978 "Los Alamos from Below" lecture, Classic Feynman offers readers a chance to finally hear a great tale in the orator's own voice.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393061321
0393061329
Branch Call Number: 530.092 FEY NVD
Characteristics: x, 511 p. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Leighton, Ralph

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