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A BEAUTIFUL MIND

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A biography about a mathematical genius who suffered from schizophrenia, miraculously recovered, and later received the Nobel Prize in 1994. Nasar, an economics correspondent for the New York Times, opens her book with the spectral image of John Forbes Nash Jr., who haunted the Princeton University campus where he had once been a promising graduate student. Nash, the son of conservative southern ... Read full review

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User Review  - FKarr - LibraryThing

initially disappointing because of the lack of mathematical rigor and description; but very satisfying in its depiction of Nash's illness and its holistic view of his life Read full review

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User Review  - kris1990 - LibraryThing

This book is an amazing book based on the life of John Nash. John Nash is the greatest mathematical genius of the 20th century. The book does a fine job describing the life of John Nash while ... Read full review

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User Review  - bwyatt - LibraryThing

This book is an amazing book based on the life of John Nash. John Nash is the greatest mathematical genius of the 20th century. The book reads like a fine novel describing the life of John Nash while ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alera - LibraryThing

This enthralled me in a way I didn't actually think that it would. I picked it up out of pure curiosity, I knew vaguely what it was about, but was not biased by the film which I still haven't seen ... Read full review

A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Those who enjoyed the compelling story of John Nash as presented in the Academy Award-winning film may wish to know more about the real mathematical genius. This audiobook will give the listener a ... Read full review

A beautiful mind: a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

John Forbes Nash's mathematical research would eventually win him a Nobel prize, but only after he recovered from decades of mental illness. Nasar tells a story of triumph, tragedy, and enduring love. (LJ 5/15/98) Read full review


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