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Author Gardner, Martin, 1914-2010.

Title Undiluted hocus-pocus : the autobiography of Martin Gardner / with a foreword by Persi Diaconis and an afterword by James Randi.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]

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 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B GARDNER MARTIN G    Check Shelf
Description xxvii, 233 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Magic, mathematics, and mysterians / by Persi Diaconis -- I am a mysterian -- Earliest memories -- Lee School -- Tulsa Central High, I -- Central High, II -- Hutchins and Adler -- Richard McKeon -- I lose my faith -- Chicago, I -- Chicago, II -- I become a journalist -- Mother and Dad -- The Navy, I -- The Navy, II -- Esquire and Humpty -- Scientific American -- Pseudoscience -- Math and magic friends -- Charlotte -- Bob and Betty -- God -- My philosophy -- My most elegant friend ... / by James Randi.
Subject Gardner, Martin, 1914-2010.
Science writers -- United States -- Biography.
Mathematical recreations -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mathematics -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Science -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Magicians -- United States -- Biography.
Added Title Undiluted hocuspocus
Autobiography of Martin Gardner
Martin Gardner
ISBN 9780691159911 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0691159912 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
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