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The Resource A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours, by John Allen Paulos

A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours, by John Allen Paulos

Label
A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours
Title
A numerate life
Title remainder
a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours
Statement of responsibility
by John Allen Paulos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For fans of Paulos or newcomers to his work, this witty commentary on his life--and yours--is fascinating reading
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10457162
Cataloging source
DLC
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Paulos, John Allen
Dewey number
  • 510.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paulos, John Allen
  • Mathematicians
  • Paulos, John Allen
  • Mathematicians
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours
Label
A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours, by John Allen Paulos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bully teacher, childhood math -- Bias, biography, and why we're all a bit far-out and bizarre -- Ambition versus nihilism -- Life's shifting shapes -- Moving toward the unexpected middle -- Pivots- past to present -- Romance among trans-humans and us cis-humans -- Chances are that chances are -- Lives in the era of numbers and networks -- My stock loss, hypocrisy, and a card trick -- Biographies : verstehen or superficial -- Trips, memories, and becoming jaded
Control code
ocn911004840
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781633881181
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015023515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911004840
Label
A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours, by John Allen Paulos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bully teacher, childhood math -- Bias, biography, and why we're all a bit far-out and bizarre -- Ambition versus nihilism -- Life's shifting shapes -- Moving toward the unexpected middle -- Pivots- past to present -- Romance among trans-humans and us cis-humans -- Chances are that chances are -- Lives in the era of numbers and networks -- My stock loss, hypocrisy, and a card trick -- Biographies : verstehen or superficial -- Trips, memories, and becoming jaded
Control code
ocn911004840
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781633881181
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015023515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911004840

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