Einstein's Gift

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Playwrights Canada Press, 2009 - Drama - 111 pages
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A scientist who enhances life with his work and knowledge but discovers too late that knowledge in the wrong hands brings death. The ideal of science to serve humanity is shown in sharp contrast against the reality of political will, nationalism, and war. Pride, ego, and passion collide in this play based on Dr. Fritz Haber.





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Although the title would imply that the play is about Einstein, it is actually more about Fritz Haber, the man who discovered how to fix nitrogen and created the fertilizer industry as we know it ... Read full review

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Vern Thiessen is one of Canada's most produced playwrights. His work has been seen across Canada, the United States, and Europe. Vern is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for Outstanding New Play, the City of Edmonton Arts Achievement Award, and the Governor General's Literary Award. Vern received his BA from the University of Winnipeg and an MFA from the University of Alberta.

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