The Man Who Loved Only Numbers
The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth
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|Format:||Paperback, 352 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 May 1999|
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Based on a National Magazine Award-winning article, this masterful biography of Hungarian-born Paul Erdos is both a vivid portrait of an eccentric genius and a layman's guide to some of this century's most startling mathematical discoveries. photos.
About the Author
Paul Hoffman was president of Encyclopedia Britannica and editor-in-chief of "Discover." and is the author of "The Man Who Loved Only Numbers" and "The Wings of Madnes"s. He is the winner of the first National Magazine Award for Feature Writing, and his work has appeared in the "New Yorker," "Time," and "Atlantic Monthly." He lives in Woodstock, NY.
|Publisher: ||Hyperion Books|
|Dimensions: ||21.11 x 12.57 x 2.29 centimeters (0.27 kg)|