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James Gleick

Born: 1-Aug-1954
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chaos: Making a New Science

Father: (attorney)
Mother: (children's book author)
Sister: Betsy Gleick
Wife: Cynthia Crossen
Son: Harry (adopted, b. 1989, d. 20-Dec-1997 plane crash)

    University: Harvard University

    The New York Times
    Plane Crash secondhand experimental plane, West Milford, NJ (20-Dec-1997)
    Risk Factors: Amputee

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Author of books:
Chaos: Making a New Science (1987)
Nature's Chaos (1990, with Eliot Porter)
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman (1992)
Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything (1999)
What Just Happened: A Chronicle from the Electronic Frontier (2002)
Isaac Newton (2003)
The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood (2011)

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