Mr. Tompkins is back! The mild-mannered bank clerk with the short
attention span and vivid imagination has inspired, charmed, and
informed young and old alike since the publication of the hugely
successful Mr Tompkins in Paperback (by George Gamow) in 1965. Now,
this highly affable character returns to embark on a set of
adventures that explore the extreme edges of the universe--the
smallest, the largest, the fastest, and the farthest. Just by... more...