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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" : Adventures of a Curious Character (Reprint) (Paperback) (Richard

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Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek; cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets; accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums; painting a naked female toreador. In short, here is Feynman's life in all its eccentric—a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah.
In this phenomenal national bestseller, the Nobel Prize­-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman recounts in his 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 and much else of an eyebrow-raising and hilarious nature.

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More than 500,000 copies sold
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 350
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Science + Technology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Richard Phillips Feynman
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 1997
TCIN: 11395006
UPC: 9780393316049
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-5297

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