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Crítica de los usuarios  - foof2you - LibraryThing

The biography of John Nash a brilliant man whose mental illness interrupts his life and affects those around him. He seems to be different or strange long before the mental illness takes over his life ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - yukon92 - LibraryThing

The actual life story of John Nash was very interesting. However, I guess my simple brain was totally overwhelmed by all the math! Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - JRCornell - LibraryThing

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 Priz Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - starbox - LibraryThing

"A man all alone in a strange world" By sally tarbox on 3 April 2018 Format: Kindle Edition A very interesting biography of mathematician and Nobel prize winner John Forbes Nash. From a 'good ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - themulhern - LibraryThing

I was wondering why this book seemed so inferior to Nasar's "The Grand Pursuit". Maybe it's because it was abridged for audio. This book was worthwhile, because it let me in on a few interesting bits ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - LynnB - LibraryThing

Haven't seen the movie, and don't intend to. I'm not much of a movie fan. This is a comprehensive biography of John Nash that provides a glimpse into the worlds of academia, mental illness, and the ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

This book went into far more detail than the movie did. I liked the way the author uses John Nash as a stepping off point for other notable academics. As Nash comes in contact with historical figures ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - VincentDarlage - LibraryThing

Wonderfully read by Edward Herrmann, this biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994, was interesting and informative. I never saw the movie, but I am much more inclined to do so now. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - Rosenstern - LibraryThing

A well written biography about an arrogant mathematician who did genius level work early in his career but succumbed to schizophrenia in his thirties. A good book to read for those interested in ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - krazy4katz - LibraryThing

Sylvia Nasar's biography of John Nash tells the story of this mathematical genius with precision, excellent scholarship and attention to background details that puts the motivations and actions of ... Leer comentario completo


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