A Beautiful Mind
by Sylvia NasarEdition statement:1st ed. Published by : A Touchstone Book Physical details: 589 ISBN:0743226372.
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How could you, a mathematician, believe that extraterrestrials were sending your messages ? the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie star looks and Olympian manner. Because the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the same way my mathematical ideas did, came the answer. So I took them seriously. Thus begins the true story of John Nash, the mathematical genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness, and who thanks to the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community.