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Driving Mr. Albert

A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain

Driving Mr. Albert( )
Author: Paterniti, Michael
ISBN:978-0-385-33300-9
Publication Date:Jul 2000
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Dial Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Albert Einstein's brain floats in formaldehyde in a Tupperware® bowl in a gray duffel bag in the trunk of a Buick Skylark barreling across America. Driving the car is Michael Paterniti, a young journalist from Maine. Sitting next to him is an eighty-four-year-old pathologist named Thomas Harvey who performed the autopsy on Einstein in 1955--and simply removed the brain and took it home. And kept it for over forty years. On a cold February day, the two men and the brain leave New...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Medical / Pathology
Travel / United States / General
Medical / Neuroscience
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.797 Pounds
Author Biography
Paterniti, Michael (Author)
Michael Paterniti won the 1998 National Magazine Award for his article "Driving Mr. Albert," which was first published in "Harper's Magazine". A former Executive Editor of "Outside", his work has appeared in "Rolling Stone", "The New York Times Magazine", "Details", & "Esquire" where he is Writer-at-Large. He lives in Portland, Maine, with his wife & son.

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