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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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  • 1 of 14 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

20 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Clifton Springs Library Bio Leonardo da Vinci (Text)
Adult Biography
52115300333872
Checked out
11/27/2017
Geneva Public Library 921 DA VINCI (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
52118300878243
In process
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
 DONATION: Given in Memory of Dr. Samuel Braverman
Honeoye Public Library B LEONARDO (Text)
Biographies
52120300336446
Checked out
12/04/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Lima Public Library MCN BIO ISA (Text)
McNaughton
52139000866296
On holds shelf
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Macedon Public Library BIO DAVINCI (Text)
Adult Biography
52121300592921
Checked out
11/27/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Newark Public Library 920 LEONARDO (Text)
Adult New Materials
52125300777952
Checked out
12/13/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Ontario Public Library BIO LEONARDO (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300722782
Checked out
12/11/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Palmyra Community Library 92 LEONARDO (Text)
Adult New Nonfiction
52127300363411
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica BIOG LEONARDO (Text)
Biography
52149100560384
Checked out
12/06/2017
Victor Farmington Library BIO DAV (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300805666
Checked out
12/12/2017
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