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Author Gessen, Masha.

Title Perfect rigor : a genius and the mathematical breakthrough of the century / Masha Gessen.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.


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 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  510.92 GESSEN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  510.92 G33    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Faxon Branch - Non Fiction  510.92 GESSEN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  510.92 GESSEN    Check Shelf
Description xi, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [214]-233) and index.
Contents A problem for a million dollars -- Escape into the imagination -- How to make a mathematician -- A beautiful school -- A perfect score -- Rules for adulthood -- Guardian angels -- Round trip -- The Problem -- The proof emerges -- The madness -- The million-dollar question.
Subject Perelman, Grigori, 1966-
Mathematicians -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.
Poincaré conjecture.
ISBN 9780151014064: $26.00
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