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Science  22 Oct 1999:
Vol. 286, Issue 5440, pp. 687
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5440.687

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Strange Beauty Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics. George Johnson. Knopf, New York, 1999. 446 pp. $30. ISBN 0-679-43764-9.

Johnson illuminates the complexities of the life and science of the Nobel Prize-winner whose contributions to physics include the quark and the Eightfold Way.