Grand Pursuit

Grand Pursuit

The Story of Economic Genius

Book - 2011
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An instant New York Times bestseller, in a sweeping narrative the author of the esteemed A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. Grand Pursuit is the epic story of the making of modern economics, of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands.

A New York Times bestseller, this sweeping narrative from the author of A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. Grand Pursuit is the epic story of the making of modern economics, of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands.

 
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, c2011
ISBN: 9780684872995
9780684872988
Branch Call Number: ANF 330.150922 NAS
Characteristics: xv, 558 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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debwalker Oct 22, 2011

"Grand Pursuit focuses on individual genius, has a rich narrative laden with wonderful contextual details and is determined to explain complex ideas and their real-world impact to educated generalists."
Richard Parker
Globe and Mail

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