"SURELY YOU'RE JOKING, MR. FEYNMAN!" : Adventures of a Curious…

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"SURELY YOU'RE JOKING, MR. FEYNMAN!" : Adventures of a Curious Character.

Edition: First printing.

New York Norton, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Stories about the life of one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, collected intermittenly over several years, by his friend Ralph Leighton (who said he found it an "inspiration" that "one person could invent so much innocent mischief") and edited by Edward Hutchings. Included are humorous and insightful stories from his childhood, education at MIT, work on the Manhattan Project during World War II, and his teaching and research career. Feynman was the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965. Index. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-393-019217.

Condition: Very good in very good first issue dust jacket (prev owner's name, slightly slanted spine and some edgewear to the dj, but the spine of the dj does not have the usual fading) Despite the flaws, this is a decent copy of a book which is quite difficult to find in the first edition.

Book ID: 60671
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