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Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain

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Awards

A New York Times Notable Book for 2000.

Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

A brilliant young writer, an 84-year-old pathologist, and Albert Einstein's brain rocket across the country through the palpable zeitgeist of contemporary America. Part travelogue, part memoir, part history, part biography, "Driving Mr. Albert" is one of the most unique road trips in modern literature.

About the Author

Michael Paterniti won the 1998 National Magazine Award for his article "Driving Mr. Albert," which was first published in Harper's Magazine. A former executive editor of Outside, his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, Details, and Esquire, where he is writer-at-large. He lives in Portland, Maine, with his wife and son.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385333009
Subtitle:
(a trip across America with Einstein's brain )
Author:
Paterniti, Michael
Publisher:
Dial Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Social Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Brain
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Pathologists
Subject:
Scientists - General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 1881
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
xi, 211 p.
Dimensions:
8.54x5.82x.85 in. .82 lbs.

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