"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character (Google eBook)
A New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this century's greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek; cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets; accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums; painting a naked female toreador. In short, here is Feynman's life in all its eccentric—a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah.
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I find it to be a great book; it really show how many scientists are quite quirky in real life. It is a great book, especially some of the comical things that happened in it. I'd recommend it to anyone that I know
my favorite book--no joke, Mr. Feynman!
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Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
Econo-Clad Books,Richard Phillips Feynman
No preview available - 1997
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
Richard Phillips Feynman
No preview available - 1992