"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Feynman
What do a drummer in a samba band, a painter, a
legendary safe cracker, and a Nobel-winning physicist have in common? They were all
This book deals with a lot of Feynman's earlier antics, back to the days of the Manhattan
Project. His safecracking ability was legendary, but the trick he used was amazingly
simple! You just have to be very open minded and child-like to see it.
The book also details his trip to Brazil, supposedly to teach, but he seems to have spent
more time playing in a samba band. He also talks about arranging a trip to Tuva.
When I found a CD of Tuvan music, I just had to have it.
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