Richard Feynman: physicist . . . Nobel winner . . . bestselling author . . . safe-cracker.
In this substantial graphic novel biography, First Second presents the larger-than-life exploits of Nobel-winning quantum physicist, adventurer, musician, world-class raconteur, and one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century: Richard Feynman. Written by nonfiction comics mainstay Jim Ottaviani and brilliantly illustrated by First Second author Leland Myrick, Feynman tells the story of the great man's life from his childhood in Long Island to his work on the Manhattan Project and the Challenger disaster. Ottaviani tackles the bad with the good, leaving the reader delighted by Feynman's exuberant life and staggered at the loss humanity suffered with his death.
Anyone who ever wanted to know more about Richard P. Feynman, quantum electrodynamics, the fine art of the bongo drums, the outrageously obscure nation of Tuva, or the development and popularization of the field of physics in the United States need look no further than this rich and joyful work.
One of School Library Journal's Best Adult Books 4 Teens titles of 2011
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FeynmanUser Review - Martha V. Parravano - Book Verdict
Ottaviani's includes several anecdotes drawn from the remarkable life of Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist Richard Feynman (1918–88). Those incidents are repeated here, woven into a full ... Read full review
Feynman; a beautifully made comic, on the life of our beloved Richard P. Feynman. An autobiography starting from Feynman's younger years, passing trough his discoveries and love of truth. His social life, kids and even Tuva is explored in this wonderful book. I can highly recommend this book in good conscience. There are few who are able of bringing his story to a younger generation.