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... Despite some obvious padding, there is much to enjoy in Driving Mr Albert. Today, Einstein is a brand bringing in a healthy income for his estate through its exploitation on T-Shirts and other merchandise. Paterniti delves a little deeper into people's fascination with the man and ends ... Read review
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Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain - Michael Paterniti

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AdvantagesUrban legends are sometimes true

DisadvantagesIt must have been a fantstic magazine article

"...Paterniti gets the job of driving Dr Harvey and Albert Einstein's brain (cut into pieces, preserved in Tupperware filled with formaldehyde and packed into a duffel bag) across America to meet Einstein's granddaughter, Evelyn, in California. True stories do not get any more bizarre than this. As a writer, Paterniti has uncovered one of the great tales of the last century and wormed his way into a starring role. Harvey turns out to be an eccentric ..." Read review
28.11.2004

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Author Michael Paterniti
Title Driving Mr Albert
Genre Travel
Type Non-Fiction
ISBN 0316648582; 034911241X

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