Title: “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”: Adventures of a Curious Character
Author: Richard P. Feynman as told to Ralph Leighton, Edited by Edward Hutchings
Book condition: Very Good.
Cover: Very Good. Small crease on the back cover (bottom corner).
One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" (Science Digest).
Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. In this lively work that “can shatter the stereotype of the stuffy scientist” (Detroit Free Press), Feynman recounts his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets―and much more of an eyebrow-raising nature. In his stories, Feynman’s life shines through in all its eccentric glory―a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah.
Included for this edition is a new introduction by Bill Gates.
Item Weight : 10.9 ounces
Paperback : 400 pages
ISBN-10 : 0393355624
ISBN-13 : 978-0393355628
Dimensions : 5.5 x 1 x 8.3 inches
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; Reissue edition, 2018