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Author Nasar, Sylvia.

Title A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash / Sylvia Nasar.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
©1998
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Description 461 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "A Touchstone book."
Subtitle of 1998 edition: A biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [437]-439) and index.
Contents pt. 1. A beautiful mind -- pt. 2. Separate lives -- pt. 3. A slow fire burning -- pt. 4. The lost years -- pt. 5. The most worthy.
Summary The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.
Subject Nash, John F., 1928-
Mathematicians -- United States -- Biography.
Mathematicians -- Biography.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography.
Mental illness -- United States -- Biography.
Mentally ill -- United States -- Biography.
Schizophrenia -- United States -- Biography.
Schizophrenics -- United States -- Biography.
Schizophrenia -- Case studies.
Genius and mental illness -- Case studies.
Genius -- United States -- Biography.
Genre Biographies.
Added Title Life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
Other Title Beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994
Note Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994
ISBN 0743224574 (pbk.)
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August 12 2013
SRP 2013 REVIEW: I thought that this book was fantastic and really inspiring. It was one of the most interesting books I've ever read and it never really read as if it were a biography. It felt like a wonderful novel.
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