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User Review  - Rosenstern - LibraryThing

A well written biography about an arrogant mathematician who did genius level work early in his career but succumbed to schizophrenia in his thirties. A good book to read for those interested in ... Read full review

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User Review  - ScribbleKey - LibraryThing

Reality, as reflected in this book, and the story told on film were actually quite different. I think that the true stories from the book were far more interesting than those chosen to be shown on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Narshkite - LibraryThing

A fascinating look into the way mental illness affects everyone in shooting range and into the fine line between a beautiful mind which thinks in ways no one else can understand and a hideous mind that thinks in ways no one else can understand. Read full review

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User Review  - JaneSteen - LibraryThing

Where I got the book: audiobook downloaded from Audible. I haven't had an Audible subscription for ages but I knew there were some books on there I hadn't listened to. I was surprised to find this one ... Read full review

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User Review  - NellieMc - LibraryThing

Wonderful biography, a must read if you liked the movie or want to learn about the intellectual history of the 20th century. Nash's story is more involved (less romantic) and more interesting than the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ix0x0L - LibraryThing

This book was great. I am very partial to any writing that accurately depicts mental illness. The story of John Nash is so intriging. The book was very well researched. Read full review

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User Review  - GMac - LibraryThing

Relates how mathematical genius John Forbes Nash, Jr., suffered a breakdown at age thirty-one and was diagnosed with schizophrenia, but experienced a remission of his illness thirty years later. Read full review

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User Review  - Niecierpek - LibraryThing

It’s a biography of Nash- a Nobel Prize winner in Economics- with an extensive scientific background featuring not only Nash, but other mathematicians and their theories as well. Nash himself appears ... Read full review

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User Review  - kawgirl - LibraryThing

By far better than the movie. There are many more details and the book is more about what happened than creating a story. I read the book before I saw the movie and was glad that I had. Read full review

User Review  - Betty Coxwell - Christianbook.com

A beautiful love story. How a couple chose to stay together and try and it worked. Read full review


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