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Carriers Of Genius

Author : Jan Helen Mcgee
ISBN : 1634899091
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Behind every great man is a great woman. These are words we all know, but what do they mean? Some might consider it an ode to a supportive wife standing in the shadows, but what about the source of a man's greatness? What if we look to his mother? Carriers of Genius is an examination of the lives of twelve famous mentwelve great menthrough the eyes of their mothers. In it, we see how people like Teddy Roosevelt and Albert Einstein came to be the legendary figures and household names they are today. Told in interview format, author and psychic Jan Helen McGee gives these women a voice as they share in their words what it was like to be the mother of genius and to shape history in unimaginable ways. A tribute to women everywhere, Carriers of Genius: Conversations with the Mothers of Twelve Famous Men reminds us that there's a true story behind every myth and that we don't get places alone.

A Force Of Nature The Frontier Genius Of Ernest Rutherford

Author : Richard Reeves
ISBN : 9780393076042
Genre : Science
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"Starred Review. Reeves deploys his considerable writing skill in portraying Rutherford's personality ... capturing the full aspect of the man."—Booklist Born in colonial New Zealand, Ernest Rutherford grew up on the frontier—a different world from Cambridge, to which he won a scholarship at the age of twenty-four. His work revolutionized modern physics. Among his discoveries were the orbital structure of the atom and the concept of the "half-life" of radioactive materials. Rutherford and the young men working under him were the first to split the atom, unlocking tremendous forces—forces, as Rutherford himself predicted, that would bring us the atomic bomb. In Richard Reeves's hands, Rutherford comes alive, a ruddy, genial man and a pivotal figure in scientific history.

The English Woman S Journal

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ISBN : OXFORD:555018448
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Der Funke

Author : Kristine Barnett
ISBN : 9783641093273
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In jedem Kind verbirgt sich der »Funke«. Kristines Sohn Jacob hat einen höheren IQ als Einstein und verfügt über ein fotografisches Gedächtnis. Und er ist Autist. »Der Funke« erzählt die Geschichte einer Mutter, die gegen den Rat aller Experten darum kämpft, ihrem Sohn ein normales, glückliches Leben zu ermöglichen, indem sie ihn ermutigt, seinem »Funken« zu folgen, sich auf das zu konzentrieren, was er liebt, statt auf das, was ihn hindert. Großartige Möglichkeiten können sich eröffnen, wenn wir lernen, das wahre Potenzial zu erwecken, das in jedem Kind ruht – und in jedem von uns.

Beyond Genius

Author : Scott Griffiths and Eric Elfman
ISBN : 9781481702928
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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What do Richard Branson, Quincy Jones, Yvon Chouinard, David E. Stewart, Elon Musk, Frank Nuovo, John Paul DeJoria and Steve Jobs have in common with Benjamin Franklin, Leonardo da Vinci, Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Sir Isaac Newton? They all share the 12 Essential Traits of the Renaissance Man. BEYOND GENIUS travels through history to determine the 12 essential traits that define a Renaissance Man, then applies those attributes to determine some of the Renaissance Men of today. We tell their stories of determination and perseverance, their expertise in a variety of fields, their insatiable curiosity, the infusion of their wisdom and creativity into our culture. We explore the making of a Renaissance Man and the deep connection these men have to advancements in the sciences, the arts and our way of being. Scott Griffiths & Eric Elfman, and their team, have put more than 1,000 hours of research into studying the history of the Renaissance Man, identifying common attributes that are constant throughout time, and identifying a select group today’s most successful Renaissance Men. By understanding these traits, identifying and developing them, the innerRenaissance Man can be unleashed in more men for the betterment of the world.

Reluctant Genius

Author : Charlotte Gray
ISBN : 9781628721409
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The popular image of Alexander Graham Bell is that of an elderly American patriarch, memorable only for his paunch, his Santa Claus beard, and the invention of the telephone. In this magisterial reassessment based on thorough new research, acclaimed biographer Charlotte Gray reveals Bell’s wide-ranging passion for invention and delves into the private life that supported his genius. The child of a speech therapist and a deaf mother, and possessed of superbly acute hearing, Bell developed an early interest in sound. His understanding of how sound waves might relate to electrical waves enabled him to invent the "talking telegraph” be- fore his rivals, even as he undertook a tempestuous courtship of the woman who would become his wife and mainstay. In an intensely competitive age, Bell seemed to shun fame and fortune. Yet many of his innovations?electric heating, using light to transmit sound, electronic mail, composting toilets, the artificial lung were far ahead of their time. His pioneering ideas about sound, flight, genetics, and even the engineering of complex structures such as stadium roofs still resonate today. This is an essential portrait of an American giant whose innovations revolutionized the modern world.

The Genius Code

Author : Jerry Lodovico
ISBN : 9780595452040
Genre : Psychology
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Creative Genius is a universal thing--not just for some but for everyone! Master The Twelve Pillars of Creative Genius and seize your birthright, the right to "access and unleash your limitless creative genius potential" at will. Creative genius is the "ultimate personal power!" It flows constantly through your voices of inspiration & intuition. Master The Code, connect with these voices, and you will meet with an abundance & prosperity in your life that will literally--blow you away! Unlike many popular self-help books that seem to promise more and deliver less, The Genius Code will unlock within you a creative power that will enable you to "live the ultimate dream"--the ability to imagine, create, & manifest at will! Master these twelve steps and live your true destiny--a destiny of limitless creative expression & abundance! The distance between creative genius and you are simply matters of trust & focus--people of genius trust their inner worlds & focus on their visions--average folks trust the outside world and focus on someone else's vision! Master The Code and live "your creative genius vision"--a vision worthy of you!

Graham S American Monthly Magazine Of Literature Art And Fashion

Author : George R. Graham
ISBN : CHI:29908343
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A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9781447294429
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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‘Heartbreaking? Certainly. Staggering? Yes, I’d say so. And if genius is capturing the universal in a fresh and memorable way, call it that too’ Anthony Quinn, Sunday Times ‘Is this how all orphans would speak – “I am at once pitiful and monstrous, I know” – if they had Dave Eggers’s prodigious linguistic gifts? For he does write wonderfully, and this is an extremely impressive debut’ John Banville, Irish Times ‘A virtuosic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented – yes, staggeringly talented – new writer’ – Michiko Kakutani, New York Times ‘Exhilarating . . . Profoundly moving, occasionally angry and often hilarious . . . A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is, finally, a finite book of jest, which is why it succeeds so brilliantly’ – New York Times Book Review ‘What is really shocking and exciting is the book’s sheer rage. AHWOSG is truly ferocious, like any work of genius. Eggers – self-reliant, transcendent, expansive – is Emerson’s ideal Young American. [The book] does itself justice: it is a settling of accounts. And it is almost too good to be believed’ – London Review of Books ‘A hilarious book . . . In it, literary gamesmanship and self-consciousness are trained on life’s most unendurable experience, used to examine a memory too scorching to stare at, as one views an eclipse by projecting sunlight onto paper through a pinhole’ – Time ‘Eggers evokes the terrible beauty of youth like a young Bob Dylan, frothing with furious anger . . . He takes us close, shows us as much as he can bear . . . His book is a comic and moving witness that transcends and transgresses formal boundaries’ – Washington Post

An Affair With Genius

Author : Joseph Green
ISBN : 9780575102965
Genre : Fiction
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AN AFFAIR WITH GENIUS is a collection of Joseph L. Green's early work, and includes the stories: Jinn (1968) The Decision Makers (1965) Once Around Arcturus (1962) The Engineer (1962) Single Combat (1964) Life-Force (1962) An Affair with Genius (1969) Tunnel of Love (1965) Dance of the Cats (1965)

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