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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything By Jane Hawking

Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything
by Jane Hawking

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics.
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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything Summary


In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family will be inspirational to anyone dealing with family illness. The inner-strength of the author, and the self-evident character and achievements of her husband, make for an incredible tale that is always presented with unflinching honesty; the author's candour is no less evident when the marriage finally ends in a high-profile meltdown, with Stephen leaving Jane for one of his nurses, while Jane goes on to marry an old family friend. In this exceptionally open, moving and often funny memoir, Jane Hawking confronts not only the acutely complicated and painful dilemmas of her first marriage, but also the faultlines exposed in a relationship by the pervasive effects of fame and wealth. The result is a book about optimism, love and change that will resonate with readers everywhere.

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Sku
GOR006286159
Title
Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Alma Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
450
ISBN 10
1846883660
ISBN 13
9781846883668
Prizes
N/A
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