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MAN WHO LOVED ONLY NUMBERS, THE

THE STORY OF PAUL ERDOS AND THE SEARCH FOR MATHEMATICAL TRUTH

by Paul Hoffman

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematicians,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Hungary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Educators,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology,
  • 1913-,
  • Biography,
  • Erdîos, Paul,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8143344M
    ISBN 100786884061
    ISBN 109780786884063

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