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Spark : how genius ignites, from child prodigies to late bloomers  Cover Image Book Book

Spark : how genius ignites, from child prodigies to late bloomers / Claudia Kalb.

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  • ISBN: 9781426220937
  • ISBN: 1426220936
  • Physical Description: 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic Partners, LLC, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical (pages 333-354) references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pablo Picasso: the modern artist (1881-1973) -- Shirley Temple: the child star (1928-2014) -- Yo-Yo Ma: the cellist (1955-) -- Bill Gates: the software pioneer (1955-) -- Isaac Newton: the physicist (1642-1727) -- Sara Blakely: the entrepreneur (1971-) -- Julia Child: the French Chef (1912-2004) -- Maya Angelou: the memorist (1928-2014) -- Alexander Fleming: the microbiologist (1881-1955) -- Eleanor Roosevelt: the humanitarian (1884-1962) -- Peter Mark Roget: the wordsmith (1779-1869) -- Grandma Moses: the painter (1860-1961) -- Leonardo da Vinci: eternal genius.
Summary, etc.:
"A look at genius, through portraits of 12 iconic figures in fields ranging from music to medicine, to explore what leads certain people to reach their creative heights early in life, whereas others don't uncover their potential until their later years"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Creative ability.
Creative ability.

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