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The New World of Mr Tompkins: George Gamow’s Classic Mr Tompkins in Paperback

The New World of Mr Tompkins: George Gamow’s Classic Mr Tompkins in Paperback

Mr. Tompkins is back! The mild-mannered bank clerk with the short attention span and vivid imagination has inspired, charmed, and informed young and old alike since the publication of the hugely successful Mr Tompkins in Paperback (by George Gamow) in 1965. Now, this highly affable character returns to embark on a set of adventures that explore the extreme edges of the universe–the smallest, the largest, the fastest, and the farthest. Just by following the experiences and dreams of Mr. Tompkins, readers discover and come to know the merry dance of cosmic mysteries, including: Einstein’s theory of relativity, bizarre effects near light-speed, the birth and death of the universe, black holes, quarks, space warps and antimatter, the fuzzy w

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The Maiden’s Bequest (MacDonalds / Phillips Series)

MacDonald’s genius as a storyteller is seen once again in this moving, inspiring story of Alec Forbes and his friend Annie.Orphaned as a child, Annie’s special friendship with Alec is a source of strength and security which sees them both through many difficulties in their nineteenth-century Scotland.Alec and Annie eventually are separated by circumstances when he leaves to study medicine at the university. There he meets beautiful Kate and falls helplessly in love. But she rejects him in favor of an arrogant upperclassman. Alec bitterly blames himself for Kate’s eventual despair. How will he come to recognize that peace and tranquility, hallmarks of Annie’s life, come from within?True Romance At Its Best!”ALEC FORBES [original title of The

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