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Product Description: Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Alex en el pais de los numeros / Alex's Adventures in NumberlandAuthor: Bellos, Alex/ Sendin, Jose Oscar Hernandez (TRN)Publisher: Random House MondadoriPublication Date: 2011/03/02Number of Pages: 589Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress:...read more
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9788425345463 | Italian edition edition (Grijalbo Mondadori, March 2, 2011), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Book annotation not available for this title.

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Product Description: Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult. But, Alex Bellos says, "math can be inspiring and brilliantly creative. Mathematical thought is one of the great achievements of the human race, and arguably the foundation of all human progress...read more
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9781416588252, titled "Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Math" | 1 edition (Free Pr, June 15, 2010), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult.

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Product Description: Use the 3-D models and cutaways to party your way around Rio and explore colonial architecture in the Northeast cities of Salvador, Sao Luis and Olinda and party.Clue-up on the basics, from the capital of the Amazonas- Manaus to incomparable natural wonders including the inland semi-arid area of the sertao and the huge swampland of the Pantanal, full of alligators, birds and the occasional anaconda...read more
By Alex Bellos (contributor), Shawn Blore (contributor), Dilwyn Jenkins (contributor), Oliver Marshall (contributor) and Alex Robinson
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9780756662004 | Dk Pub, November 29, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Use the 3-D models and cutaways to party your way around Rio and explore colonial architecture in the Northeast cities of Salvador, Sao Luis and Olinda and party.

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Product Description: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil leads you straight to the very best this vibrant country has to offer: from the streets of Rio de Janeiro to its beaches, from Carnaval to the best places to hear the sounds of bossa nova and samba...read more
By Alex Bellos (contributor), Arundhti Bhanot (editor), Nandita Jaishankar (editor), Vandana Mohindra (editor) and Alka Thakur (editor)
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9780756685805 | Revised edition (Dk Pub, November 19, 2012), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil leads you straight to the very best this vibrant country has to offer: from the streets of Rio de Janeiro to its beaches, from Carnaval to the best places to hear the sounds of bossa nova and samba.

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Product Description: The Brazilian football team is one of the wonders of the modern world and legendary names like Pel , Garrincha and Ronaldo inspire awe in football-lovers everywhere. But in Latin America's largest country, football also symbolises racial harmony, the madness of love and the flamboyance of youth - it's a sport that expresses the identity of a nation...read more
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9780756785031 | Diane Pub Co, November 30, 2002, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The Brazilian football team is one of the wonders of the modern world and legendary names like Pel , Garrincha and Ronaldo inspire awe in football-lovers everywhere.

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Product Description: Through the lens of Brazil's trademark sport, Alex Bellos brings us a fascinating portrait of Brazilian identity. The Brazilian soccer team is one of the modern wonders of the world. Its essence is a game in which prodigious individual skills outshine team tactics, where dribbles and flicks are preferred over physical challenges or long-distance passes, where technique has all the elements of dance and, indeed, is often described as such...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9781582342504 | 1 edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 1, 2002), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Through the lens of Brazil's trademark sport, Alex Bellos brings us a fascinating portrait of Brazilian identity.

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Product Description: Since the 1950s, when Pelé first started playing, soccer has been how the world sees Brazil, but it is also how Brazilians see themselves. The essence of their game is one in which prodigious individual skills outshine team tactics, where dribbles and delicate flicks are preferred over physical challenges or long-distance passes, where technique has all the elements of dance and, indeed, is often described as such...read more
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9781620402443 | Rev upd edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 6, 2014), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Since the 1950s, when Pelé first started playing, soccer has been how the world sees Brazil, but it is also how Brazilians see themselves.
9781582342870 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A sports reporter whose beat is Rio de Janeiro shares his insights into Brazilian soccer, which has become a kind of religion in Latin America's largest country.
9780747554035 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 6, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This title shows how Brazil changed football and how football shaped Brazil.

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Product Description: “A first-rate survey of the world of mathematics…Great reading for the intellectually curious,” (Kirkus Reviews) from the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid—a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining read...read more
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9781451640090 | Simon & Schuster, June 10, 2014, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative.

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9781451640113 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, June 23, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A first-rate survey of the world of mathematics…Great reading for the intellectually curious,” (Kirkus Reviews) from the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid—a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining read.

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Product Description: Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult. But, Alex Bellos says, "math can be inspiring and brilliantly creative. Mathematical thought is one of the great achievements of the human race, and arguably the foundation of all human progress...read more
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9781416588283 | Reprint edition (Free Pr, April 19, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult.

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Product Description: An ingenious coloring book that reveals math’s hidden beauty—and contemplative power—as never before Math and art might seem like completely different worlds—especially to the number-phobic. But where they intersect, we can find the fractal growth of a snowflake, the spiral seeds of a sunflower, and dazzling abstract designs born of patterns and randomness...read more
By Alex Bellos and Edmund Harriss (illustrator)
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9781615193233 | Workman Pub Co, December 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An ingenious coloring book that reveals math’s hidden beauty—and contemplative power—as never before Math and art might seem like completely different worlds—especially to the number-phobic.

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