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Author Weiner, Eric, 1963-

Title The geography of genius : a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley / Eric Weiner.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  153.9 WEINER    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  153.9 WEINER    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  153.9809 WEINER    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  153.9809 WEINER    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  153.9 WEI    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  153.9 WEINER    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  153.9 WEINER    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  153.98 WEI    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  153.9 W43    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  153.9 WEINER    Check Shelf

Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description 617 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction : Adventures with the Galton box -- Genius is simple : Athens -- Genius is nothing new : Hangzhou -- Genius is expensive : Florence -- Genius is practical : Edinburgh -- Genius is chaotic : Calcutta -- Genius is unintentional : Vienna pitch-perfect -- Genius is contagious : Vienna on the couch -- Genius is weak : Silicon Valley -- Epilogue : Baking bread and hanging ten.
Summary An acclaimed travel writer examines the connection between surroundings and innovative ideas, profiling examples in such regions as early-twentieth-century Vienna, Renaissance Florence, ancient Athens, and Silicon Valley. --Publisher
Subject Genius -- Miscellanea.
Geography -- Psychological aspects.
Cities and towns.
Weiner, Eric, 1963- -- Travel.
Voyages and travels.
HISTORY / World.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural.
TRAVEL / Special Interest / General.
Weiner, Eric, 1963- (OCoLC)fst01918190
Cities and towns. (OCoLC)fst00861748
Genius. (OCoLC)fst00940195
Geography -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00940508
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Voyages and travels. (OCoLC)fst01169308
Genre/Form Miscellanea. (OCoLC)fst01423854
ISBN 9781451691658 (hardcover)
1451691653 (hardcover)
9781451691672 (trade paper)
145169167X (trade paper)
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