Tuva Or Bust!: Richard Feynman's Last Journey
"So you think you know every country in the world", world-renowned physicist and prankster Richard Feynman said to his sidekick, geography enthusiast Ralph Leighton. "Okay . . . what ever happened to Tanna Tuva?" And so began their decade-long quest to reach the mysterious country, struggling with the NASA bureaucracy and bouts of cancer in an entertaining saga of two zany strategists. Photographs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jennorthcoast - LibraryThing
This is a fascinating, humorous and sometimes bittersweet tale of Nobel-Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman’s search for the mysterious country of Tannu Tuva. Many years ago I read Surely You’re ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
Charming and instructing book about an aspect of Dr. Feynman's life, as well as the culture of a little country in the center of Asia. His powerful and inspiring curiosity about the world shines through. Best read while listening to Tuvan throat singing. I recommend Huun-Huur-Tu. Read full review