"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character: Adventures of a Curious Character
A New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this century's greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PattyLee - LibraryThing
Great title for Feynman. He is a pretty funny guy. You can read between the lines for those quirks, but this is a nice example of an autobiographical essay. It sort of peters out at the end and doesn't end up going anywhere, but the ride was interesting. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Razinha - LibraryThing
This has been on The List for a long time and finally took the time to read it. I am familiar with Feynmen's brilliance, and somewhat with his whimsy but this was enlightening. His revealed character ... Read full review
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