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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Stephen Hawking
Michael White
John Gribbin
Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : Dec 04, 2003
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 384
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349117287
Price : 799

About the book
Born in 1942, Stephen Hawking is no ordinary scientist. With a career that began over thirty years ago at Cambridge University, he has managed to do more than perhaps any other physicist to broaden our basic understanding of the universe. This skilful portrait of an indefatigable genius traces the course of Hawking's life and science, marrying biography and physics to tell the story of a remarkable man.

As the New Stateman said of the first edition in 1992: 'A gripping account of a physicist whose speculations could prove as revolutionary as those of Albert Einstein...Its combination of erudition, warmth, robustness, and wit is entirely appropriate to their subject.'

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Michael White
Michael White's books include the award-winning ISAAC NEWTON: THE LAST SORCERER and international bestsellers STEPHEN HAWKING: A LIFE IN SCIENCE (with John Gribbin) and LEONARDO: THE FIRST SCIENTIST.
John Gribbin
John Gribbin has a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Cambridge, and is now Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex and consultant to New Scientist. His books have been translated into many l...(+)