A Beautiful Mind John Nash
A Beautiful Mind is Sylvia Nasar's award-winning biography about the mystery of the human mind, the triumph over incredible adversity, and the healing power of love.At the age of thirty-one, John Nash, mathematical genius, suffered a devastating breakdown and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Yet after decades of leading a ghost-like existence, he was to re-emerge to win a Nobel Prize and world acclaim.
*Includes pictures *Includes Nash's quotes about his own life and career *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "In madness, I thought I was the most important person in the world." - John Nash, Jr. In 2001, the critically acclaimed film A Beautiful Mind introduced millions to John Nash, Jr., one of America's most important 20th century mathematicians, nearly 50 years after he had won a Nobel prize for his work.