A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Novel Laureate John Nash

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In this powerful and dramatic biography Sylvia Nasar vividly recreates the life of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by schizophrenia and who, after three decades of devastating mental illness, miraculously recovered and was honored with a Nobel Prize. "How could you, a mathematician, believe that extraterrestrials were sending you messages?" the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie-star looks and Olympian manner. "Because the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the same ...

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A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Novel Laureate John Nash
2011, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781451628425

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