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Author Carroll, Sean B.

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

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead FD  572.8 M755Bc 2013    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition First edition.
Description x, 581 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography 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.
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.
Subject Monod, Jacques.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960. (OCoLC)fst00036855
Monod, Jacques. (OCoLC)fst00037047
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Nobel Prize winners -- France -- Biography.
Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, Algerian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Molecular biologists -- France -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
Politics and culture -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Authors, Algerian. (OCoLC)fst00821762
Authors, French. (OCoLC)fst00822016
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Molecular biologists. (OCoLC)fst01024733
Nobel Prize winners. (OCoLC)fst01741182
Politics and culture. (OCoLC)fst01069952
Underground movements, War. (OCoLC)fst01355184
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780307952332 (hardcover)
0307952339 (hardcover)
9780307952349 (pbk.)
0307952347 (pbk.)
9780307952356 (eISBN)
Standard No. 40022828428

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