The Genius Factory: Unravelling the Mystery of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank Plotz, David

The Genius Factory: Unravelling the Mystery of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank

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In 1980 an eccentric American millionaire launched a 'Nobel Prize sperm bank', intended to create a new generation of superkids. Stocked with the seed of gifted scientists, inventors, businessmen and thinkers, including several Nobel laureates, the 'genius factory' produced more than 200 children before it quietly closed its doors in 1999. What happened to them? Were they the brilliant progeny its founder expected? In this stunning, eye-opening and hugely entertaining book, David Plotz tracks down many of the donors, children and mothers involved, and sheds new light on the fascinating battle between nature and nurture.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781416522102
BY (AUTHOR) Plotz, David
PUBLISHER : Simon & Schuster PUBLICATION DATE : May 02, 2006
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Simon & Schuster
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
PRODUCT SAFETY : EU Toy Safety Directive - No warning

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Medicine & Nursing
DESCRIPTION : In 1980 an eccentric American millionaire launched a 'Nobel Prize sperm bank', intended to create a new generation of superkids. Stocked with the seed of gifted scientists, inventors, businessmen and thinkers, including several Nobel laureates, the 'genius factory' produced more than 200 children before it quietly closed its doors in 1999. What happened to them? Were they the brilliant progeny its founder expected? In this stunning, eye-opening and hugely entertaining book, David Plotz tracks down many of the donors, children and mothers involved, and sheds new light on the fascinating battle between nature and nurture. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9781416522102 BY (AUTHOR) Plotz, David PUBLISHER : Simon & Schuster PUBLICATION DATE : May 02, 2006 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Simon & Schuster LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm PRODUCT SAFETY : EU Toy Safety Directive - No warning PRODUCT CATEGORY : Medicine & Nursing