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Title:A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
Author(s):Nasar, Sylvia
Pages:461
Publisher:New York : Simon & Schuster, 2001
Subject(s):Nash, John F., 1928-
Mathematicians--United States--Biography
Mentally ill--United States--Biography
Schizophrenics--United States--Biography
Mentally Ill Persons--United States--Biography
Schizophrenia--Biography
Genre:Book
Notes:Variant Title: Life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
Notes: Reprint. Previously published: A beautiful mind : abiography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the NobelPrize in economics, 1994. 1st Touchstone ed. New York :Simon & Schust
Call Number:WM 203 N243b 2001
Annotation: Damned by an incurable mental illness, John Nash, a gifted mathematician, seemed hopelessly trapped in the throes of schizophrenia. Yet this difficult man, lost in the delusions of his inflictions, nevertheless won the Nobel Prize for his pioneering work in game theory. In Nash's engaging biography and in the moving film version starring award winner Russell Crowe, we learn that inexplicably the mind may transcend torment and achieve glory.
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