The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity

A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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In 1913, a young, unschooled Indian clerk wrote a letter to G. H. Hardy, begging the pre-eminent English mathematician's opinion on several ideas he had about numbers. The letter revealed the mind of a mathematical genius and led to one of the most remarkable collaborations of the twentieth century.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2007
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781433242809
143324280X
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 27 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Bower, Humphrey
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Aug 20, 2017

tHERE IS so much more to this story than what the DVD version gives & well worth the read. Also a good primer in the varieties of culture of India. What a struggle this man (& untold number of Indians) have had with the historical control of Britain with the classes & prejudice.

Actually I've listened to this more than once & realize there's so much more about Indian culture, customs & lives. I have found this to be an excellent audiobook of great interest.

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