The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures Malba Tahan

The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures

Author: Malba Tahan
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Book Title
The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures
Author
Malba Tahan
ISBN
9780393351477
Malba Tahan is the creation of a celebrated Brazilian mathematician looking for a way to bring some of the mysteries and pleasures of mathematics to a wider public. The adventures of Beremiz Samir, The Man Who Counted, take the reader on a journey in which, time and again, Samir summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle disputes, give wise advice, overcome dangerous enemies, and win for himself fame, fortune, and rich rewards. We learn of previous mathematicians and come to admire Samir's wisdom and patience. In the grace of Tahan's telling, these stories hold unusual delights for the reader.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Malba TahanPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 05/04/2015ISBN: 9780393351477Pages: 256Weight: 0.70lbsSize: 6.90h x 6.90w x 0.70d
Malba Tahan is the creation of a celebrated Brazilian mathematician looking for a way to bring some of the mysteries and pleasures of mathematics to a wider public. The adventures of Beremiz Samir, The Man Who Counted, take the reader on a journey in which, time and again, Samir summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle disputes, give wise advice, overcome dangerous enemies, and win for himself fame, fortune, and rich rewards. We learn of previous mathematicians and come to admire Samir's wisdom and patience. In the grace of Tahan's telling, these stories hold unusual delights for the reader.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Malba Tahan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 05/04/2015
ISBN: 9780393351477
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 6.90h x 6.90w x 0.70d
Malba Tahan is the creation of a celebrated Brazilian mathematician looking for a way to bring some of the mysteries and pleasures of mathematics to a wider public. The adventures of Beremiz Samir, The Man Who Counted, take the reader on a journey in which, time and again, Samir summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle disputes, give wise advice, overcome dangerous enemies, and win for himself fame, fortune, and rich rewards. We learn of previous mathematicians and come to admire Samir's wisdom and patience. In the grace of Tahan's telling, these stories hold unusual delights for the reader.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Malba Tahan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 05/04/2015
ISBN: 9780393351477
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 6.90h x 6.90w x 0.70d