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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

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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: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 302
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Acknowledgements
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England
California
Physics and M.I.T
""Highly Explosive Character""
World War 2 -
""The Magic Month""
""We Better Call Shockley""
""There's Enough Glory in This for Everyone""
""....To Do My Climbing by Moonlight and Unroped""
""Well-equipped Female with Brains""
""Really Peculiar Ideas about How to Motivate People"" -
""Three Generations of Imbeciles is Enough""
""What Law of Nature Have You Discovered?""
""Someday We May Actually Be Very A