Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Einstein : his life and universe / Walter Isaacson.

Isaacson, Walter. (Author).
Image of item

Electronic resources

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown 92 EINSTEI (Text) 79361000038631 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main B EINSTEIN albert (Text) 840191001640582 Biography - Main Floor Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville BIOGRAPHY EINSTEIN, ALBERT (Text) 37516001900891 AdultNF Biography In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780743264730
  • Physical Description: 675p. ; 25cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. Biographer Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk--a struggling father in a difficult marriage who couldn't get a teaching job or a doctorate--became the locksmith of the mysteries of the atom and the universe. His success came from questioning conventional wisdom and marveling at mysteries that struck others as mundane. This led him to embrace a morality and politics based on respect for free minds, free spirits, and free individuals. These traits are just as vital for this new century of globalization, in which our success will depend on our creativity, as they were for the beginning of the last century, when Einstein helped usher in the modern age.--From publisher description.
Subject: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Physicists > Biography.
Relativity (Physics)
Unified field theories.

Additional Resources