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

Author: Sean B Carroll
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Camus; Jacques Monod; Jacques Monod; Albert Camus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean B Carroll
ISBN: 9780307952332 0307952339 9780307952349 0307952347 0307952355 9780307952356
OCLC Number: 824670877
Description: x, 581 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Sean B. Carroll.

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"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.
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