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Einstein

His Life And Universe

By Walter Isaacson

By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein.

How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection between creativity and freedom.

Based on newly released personal letters of Einstein, this book explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk—a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn’t get a teaching job or a doctorate—became the mind reader of the creator of the cosmos, the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom, and the universe. His success came from questioning conventional wisdom and marveling at mysteries that struck others as mundane. This led him to embrace a morality and politics based on respect for free minds, free spirits, and free individuals.

These traits are just as vital for this new century of globalization, in which our success will depend on our creativity, as they were for the beginning of the last century, when Einstein helped usher in the modern age.

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Format: Book
Author: Isaacson, Walter
Title: Einstein : his life and universe / Walter Isaacson.
Publisher Date: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Subject: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Friends and associates. Physicists -- Biography Relativity (Physics) Unified field theories
Isbn: 9780743264730 0743264738
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Format: Book
Author: Isaacson, Walter
Title: Einstein : his life and universe / Walter Isaacson.
Publisher, Date: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Description: xxii, 675 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Subjects: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Friends and associates.
Subjects: Physicists -- Biography
Subjects: Relativity (Physics)
Subjects: Unified field theories
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-641) and index.
LCCN: 2006051264
ISBN: 9780743264730
ISBN: 0743264738
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