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Voice of Genius
By Denis Brian

The Voice of Genius

Conversations with Nobel Scientists and Other Luminaries

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Voice of Genius by Denis Brian

Book Description

In this unique book, celebrated biographer Denis Brian draws on some of the greatest scientific minds of the twentieth century, in pursuit of their distinct views on life, knowledge, and the cosmos. A provocative and revealing interviewer, Brian weaves together the insights and personal stories of a stellar cast of Nobel Prize winners and other luminaries, including Linus Pauling's ill-fated support of Vitamin C as a cure for cancer, Ashley Montagu's explanation of why the sex drive is not innate, and various personal recollections of the making of the atomic bomb, Heisenberg's role in Nazi Germany, and the spy case of Klaus Fuchs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738204475
ISBN-10: 0738204471
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 136mm x 25mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Perseus Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Denis Brian

Denis Brian is an acclaimed biographer, journalist, novelist, and playwright. He is the author of twelve books, including Einstein: A Life, The True Gen: An Intimate Portrait of Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him Best, and the forthcoming Joseph Pulitzer and His "Indegoddampendent" World. He lives in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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