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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World
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from Princeton Univ Pr (April 19, 2016)
9780691630403 | details & prices | 552 pages | List price $245.00
About: "People like myself, who truly feel at home in several countries, are not strictly at home anywhere," writes Abraham Pais, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists, near the beginning of this engrossing chronicle of his life on two continents.
from Princeton Univ Pr (May 1, 1997)
9780691012438 | details & prices | 511 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.75 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $37.50
About: A physicist who worked with Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, and Albert Einstein recounts his life, from his youth in Nazi-occupied Holland and his eventual imprisonment by the Gestapo, to his career as a scientist in the United States
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from Princeton Univ Pr (July 14, 2014)
9780691600499 | details & prices | 552 pages | List price $98.00