A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994 - Chapter 50 and epilogue Summary & Analysis

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There was a celebration at Princeton after the announcement of the Nobel Prize awards. Everybody's fear about how Nash would cope proved groundless. Nash was still nurtured by his creative work and not by his closeness to people. He wanted to view himself as actively engaged in research and not at the end of his career. This is why he turned down an offer by Princeton to publish his collected works. Even so, he still re-established ties to his family and others.

Nash and Alicia had their son committed to Trenton State Hospital where he was while Nash was in Sweden. Johnny was unable to hold a job and refused to take his medicine when he wasn't in the hospital. So he kept becoming ill. Nash spent a lot of time with his son, trying to help him. Nash and Alicia...

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