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A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash - Sylvia Nasar
A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
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Reads like a fine Novel- The New York Times
Reads like a fine Novel- The New York Times
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743224574 (0743224574)
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 461
Edition language: English
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Blog of love, inspiration & kindness rated it
3.5 A Beautiful Mind
If you are expecting to read about the tragic story that has been shown in the Motion Picture that has won millions of people's hearts, I've got to start by telling you that this is not a Movie Tie-In of any kind, for the real life of John Nash was immensely different from the life of John Nash that...
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
0.0 Sad story
As hard as Nasar tried, I still found the book depressing and Nash to be an unlikable person. (The movie did not do the book justice and in fact I would call it a fairytale based on the book). Nevertheless, the book is fascinating because of the people who surround Nash, personally and professionall...
travelin
travelin rated it
4.0 A Beautiful Mind
John Nash won his Nobel for economic models based on game theory. This was the popular attempt to reduce human enterprises to closed-world, zero-sum rational (logical?) models. Subsequent economists have won Nobels for saying that this is simply impossible.I'm not any sort of expert, but it's just p...
suzannewallberg
suzannewallberg rated it
4.0 A Beautiful Mind
I love to read biographies, they are interesting, give broader perspective and allow to learn more about people I'm interested in. this one is excellent. You read it not as a normal biography but a real-life fiction book.Although it's a biography ot is really fast-paced and I just couldn't put it do...
elisas8
elisas8 rated it
2.0 A Beautiful Mind : A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
interesting. i wish some of the math stuff was explained. makes me want to see the movie again.
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