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Leonardo da Vinci

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"He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science. He shows how Leonardo's genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy. He produced the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and technology. With a passion that sometimes became obsessive, he pursued innovative studies of anatomy, fossils, birds, the heart, flying machines, botany, geology, and weaponry. His ability to stand at the crossroads of the humanities and the sciences, made iconic by his drawing of Vitruvian Man, made him history's most creative genius"--

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Avon Free Library 921 LEO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52113300457429
Available
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Clifton Springs Library Bio Leonardo da Vinci (Text)
Adult Biography
52115300333872
Available
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Dansville Public Library BIO LEONARDO ISA (Text)
Adult Biography
52117300495206
Checked out
11/07/2018
Geneva Public Library 921 DA VINCI (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
52118300878243
Available
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 DONATION: Given in Memory of Dr. Samuel Braverman
Honeoye Public Library B DA VINCI (Text)
Biographies
52120300336446
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Lima Public Library MCN BIO ISA (Text)
McNaughton
52139000866296
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Lyons Public Library B LEONARDO (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52141300492179
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Macedon Public Library BIO DAVINCI (Text)
Adult Biography
52121300592921
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Marion Public Library BIO LEONARDO (Text)
Biographies
52122300020103
Reshelving
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Mount Morris Library 921 Leonardo (Text)
Biographies
52123300239149
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