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The Resource Brave genius : a scientist, a philosopher, and their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize, Sean B. Carroll

Brave genius : a scientist, a philosopher, and their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize, Sean B. Carroll

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Brave genius : a scientist, a philosopher, and their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize
Title
Brave genius
Title remainder
a scientist, a philosopher, and their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize
Statement of responsibility
Sean B. Carroll
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The never-before-told account of two of the most insightful minds of the twentieth century--Jacques Monod and Albert Camus--and a dramatic story of how hardship and courage can unleash creative genius"--Dust jacket back
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carroll, Sean B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Camus, Albert
  • Monod, Jacques
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Authors, French
  • Authors, Algerian
  • Molecular biologists
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Politics and culture
  • France
Label
Brave genius : a scientist, a philosopher, and their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize, Sean B. Carroll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-567) and index
Contents
Chance, necessity, and genius -- The fall. City of Light ; Plans ; Misadventures in Norway ; Springtime for Hitler ; Defeated and divided -- The long road to freedom. Regrouping ; Ill winds ; An hour of hope ; Waiting and working ; The terror begins ; The Plague ; Brothers in arms ; Double lives ; Preparations ; Normandy ; Les jours de gloire -- Secrets of life. The talk of the nation ; Secrets of life ; Bourgeois genetics ; On the same path ; A new beginning ; Rebels with a cause ; Taking sides ; The attic -- Nobel thoughts and noble deeds. The blood of the Hungarians ; Repression and reaction ; A voice of reason ; The logic of life ; Making connections ; The possible and the actual ; Unfinished ; Messengers ; Synthesis -- French lessons. Camus in a lab coat ; Chance and necessity : Sisyphus returns -- Appendix. The science
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 581 p.
Isbn
9780307952349
Lccn
2012050707
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)824670877
  • (OCoLC)ocn824670877
  • 613138
Label
Brave genius : a scientist, a philosopher, and their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize, Sean B. Carroll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-567) and index
Contents
Chance, necessity, and genius -- The fall. City of Light ; Plans ; Misadventures in Norway ; Springtime for Hitler ; Defeated and divided -- The long road to freedom. Regrouping ; Ill winds ; An hour of hope ; Waiting and working ; The terror begins ; The Plague ; Brothers in arms ; Double lives ; Preparations ; Normandy ; Les jours de gloire -- Secrets of life. The talk of the nation ; Secrets of life ; Bourgeois genetics ; On the same path ; A new beginning ; Rebels with a cause ; Taking sides ; The attic -- Nobel thoughts and noble deeds. The blood of the Hungarians ; Repression and reaction ; A voice of reason ; The logic of life ; Making connections ; The possible and the actual ; Unfinished ; Messengers ; Synthesis -- French lessons. Camus in a lab coat ; Chance and necessity : Sisyphus returns -- Appendix. The science
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 581 p.
Isbn
9780307952349
Lccn
2012050707
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)824670877
  • (OCoLC)ocn824670877
  • 613138

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