Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius.

First Edition of Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius; Signed by Sylvia Nasar

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius.

NASAR, Sylvia.

$75.00

Item Number: 47016

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011.

First edition of this sweeping narrative. Octavo, original boards. Signed and dated by Sylvia Nasar on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

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. "Grand Pursuit "is a worthy successor to Robert Heilbroner's "The Worldly Philosophers. . . . "Nasar's aim is to put the reader into the lives of the characters of a sweeping historical drama that extends from Victorian England to modern-day India. That she largely succeeds reflects the depth and breadth of her research but also the elegance of her prose" (Steven Pearlstein, The Washington Post).

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