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A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash / Sylvia Nasar.

Nasar, Sylvia. (Author).

Available copies

  • 36 of 37 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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0 current holds with 37 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) Bio & Memoir NASH (Text) 39493104596467 Adult Biography Available -
Macon County Public Library B NASH (Text) 39493104728250 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0743224574
  • Physical Description: 461 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Touchstone edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Touchstone book."
Subtitle of 1998 edition: A biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [437]-439) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. 1. A beautiful mind -- pt. 2. Separate lives -- pt. 3. A slow fire burning -- pt. 4. The lost years -- pt. 5. The most worthy.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.
Subject: Nash, John F., Jr., 1928-2015.
Mathematicians > United States > Biography.
Mathematicians > Biography.
Nobel Prize winners > Biography.
Mental illness > United States > Biography.
Mentally ill > United States > Biography.
Schizophrenia > United States > Biography.
Schizophrenics > United States > Biography.
Schizophrenia > Case studies.
Genius and mental illness > Case studies.
Genius > United States > Biography.
Nobel Prize winners > United States > Economics > Game Theory > 1994.
Genius and mental illness > Case studies.
Genre: Biographies.
Case studies.

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