The man who knew infinity: a life of the genius, Ramanujan

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C. Scribner's, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 438 pages
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A biography of one of the most innovative mathematicians of all time traces the rise of Srinivasa Ramanujan from his days as a clerk to his collaboration with one of England's greatest mathematicians

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This biography traces the life of one of the greatest geniuses of the 20th century, Ramanujan. This incredibly brilliant Indian mathematician, working alone in relative obscurity and lacking the usual ... Read full review

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OneIN THE TEMPLES COOLNESS1887 to 1903
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Sarangapani Sannidhi Street
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A Brahmin Boyhood
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Robert Kanigel is Professor of Science Writing and Director of the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT and the author of "Apprentice to Genius" and "The Man Who Knew Infinity". His articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in "The New York Times Magazine", "The New York Times Book Review", "Wilson Quarterly", and "Psychology Today".

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