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26%OFFSylvia Nasar - A Beautiful Mind - 9780571212927 - V9780571212927
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A Beautiful Mind

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Description for A Beautiful Mind Paperback. A biography of a mathematical genius who at the age of thirty-one, suffered from a devastating breakdown and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Yet after decades of leading a ghost-like existence, he was to re-emerge to win a Nobel Prize and world acclaim. Num Pages: 464 pages, 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BG; PBUD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 136 x 36. Weight in Grams: 512.

A Beautiful Mind is Sylvia Nasar's award-winning biography about the mystery of the human mind, the triumph over incredible adversity, and the healing power of love.

At the age of thirty-one, John Nash, mathematical genius, suffered a devastating breakdown and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Yet after decades of leading a ghost-like existence, he was to re-emerge to win a Nobel Prize and world acclaim. A Beautiful Mind has inspired the Oscar-winning film directed by Ron Howard and featuring Russell Crowe in the lead role of John Nash.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
Number of Pages
480
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571212927
SKU
V9780571212927
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99-10

About Sylvia Nasar
Sylvia Nasar was born in Bavaria in 1947 to a German mother and Uzbek father. Her family emigrated to the United States in 1951 and lived in New York and Washington, DC, before moving to Ankara, Turkey, in 1960. In 1965, she returned to the USA and attended Antioch College where she majored in literature. After working for several years, ... Read more

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