Author:Alfred Bader


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Adventures of a Chemist Collector

By: Alfred Bader

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227540

ISBN: 0297834614

Condition: Near Fine Condition

This is the autobiography of the distinguished chemist, art collector and philanthropist, Alfred Bader. Born in Vienna, Bader fled to England at the age of 14, ten months before the outbreak of World War II. Although a Jewish refugee from the Nazis, he was interned in 1940 and sent to a Canadian prisoner-of-war camp. In this book, he tells the story of his success in the United States. It was a case of hard study and hard work. Obtaining his release in 1941, he was accepted by Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, where he studied engineering chemistry. There followed a fellowship in organi... View more info