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A Lone Traveler: Einstein in California, William M. Kramer with Margaret Leslie Davis, Foreword by Uri D. Herscher, published by the Skirball Cultural Center on the occasion of its presentation of the exhibition Einstein, organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

 

An intriguing account of Albert Einstein's three memorable winters in California from 1930 to 1933.

Einstein's diaries during these sojourns are remarkable records of the experiences and introspective musings of one of the greatest thinkers of all time. Readers come to know Einstein the scientist, humanitarian, pacifist, and reluctant celebrity on the eve of World War II. During his visits, Einstein collaborated with some of the world's finest physicists and mathematicians at the renown California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.