"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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Review: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious CharacterUser Review - Yinxi - Goodreads
So many interesting stories to read. Observation of ant matching, deciphering safes in Alamo and Feynman's visiting years in Brazil are just as appealing as how he wins the Nobel. Read full review
Review: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious CharacterUser Review - Grant Barnes - Goodreads
Not for everyone, but if you have ADD and a love for science you will enjoy Feynman's shenanigans. Read full review
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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
Richard Phillips Feynman,Ralph Leighton
No preview available - 1989
Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
Econo-Clad Books,Richard Phillips Feynman
No preview available - 1997