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Broken Genius The Rise and Fall of William Shockley, Creator of the Electronic Age

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ISBN-10: 1403988153

ISBN-13: 9781403988157

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Joel N. Shurkin, Joel Shurkin

List price: $74.99
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'Broken Genius' is the biography of William Shockley, founding father of Silicon Valley, one of the most significant scientists of the 20th century. Shockley won a Nobel Prize for inventing the transistor, upon which almost everything that makes the modern world is based.
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Book details

List price: $74.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 302
Size: 6.36" wide x 9.45" long x 1.05" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

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