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ISBN: 0192802739 / ISBN-13: 9780192802736

Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

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  • Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science (OUP Oxford) – Hardcover (2007)
    by James D Watson

    Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

    Hardcover, OUP Oxford
    2007
    English
    New ed.
    362 pages

    ISBN: 0192802739
    ISBN-13: 9780192802736

    'ames D. Watson looks back on his extraordinary and varied career -- from its beginnings as a schoolboy in Chicago's South Side to the day he left Harvard almost 50 years later, world-renowned as the co-discoverer of DNA -- and considers the lessons he has learnt along the way. The result is both an engagingly eccentric memoir and an insightful compendium of lessons in life for aspiring scientists. Watson's 'manners' range from those he learnt bird-watching with his father during the Great Depression ('Avoid fighting ... Show more

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