"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 - Eneya Vorodecky - Goodreads
Oh, god... was this one a doozie. All I knew prior to opening the book was that Feynman is a physicist, that he won a Nobel prize and that he worked on the bomb. What I did not know was the person ... Read full review
Review: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious CharacterUser Review - Daniel Chan - Goodreads
This book remains as one of my all-time favorite casual reads. In a variety of anecdotes and recollections, Feynman's quirky and unique personality shines through. He was everything from a prankster ... 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