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A Beautiful Mind

Sylvia Nasar

A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar is the inspiring book behind the Oscar-winning film featuring Russell Crowe.

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£12.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571212927
Date Published
04.02.2002
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Summary

A Beautiful Mind is Sylvia Nasar’s award-winning biography about the mystery of the human mind, the triumph over incredible adversity, and the healing power of love.

At the age of thirty-one, John Nash, mathematical genius, suffered a devastating breakdown and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Yet after decades of leading a ghost-like existence, he was to re-emerge to win a Nobel Prize and world acclaim. A Beautiful Mind has inspired the Oscar-winning film directed by Ron Howard and featuring Russell Crowe in the lead role of John Nash.

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Sylvia Nasar was born in Bavaria in 1947 to a German mother and Uzbek father. Her family emigrated to the United States in 1951 and lived in New York and Washington, DC, before moving to Ankara, Turkey, in 1960. In 1965, she returned to the USA and attended Antioch College where she majored in literature. After working for several years,…

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