Master organic chemistry with the help of this proven best-seller! John McMurry’s ORGANIC CHEMISTRY is consistently praised as the most clearly written book available for the course. In John McMurry’s words: “I wrote this book because I love writing. I get great pleasure and satisfaction from taking a complicated subject, turning it around until I see it clearly from a new angle, and then explaining it in simple words.” Through his lucid writing and ability to show the beauty and logic of organic chemistry, McMurry makes learning enjoyable. The highest compliment that can be given to a chemistry book applies to McMurry: It works! Read more
About the Author John E. McMurry, Ph.D., received his Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and his doctorate at Columbia University. He is an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation Fellow. He has received several awards, including the National Institutes of Health Career Development Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award, and the Max Planck Research Award. In addition to ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, he is also the author or coauthor of ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A BIOLOGICAL APPROACH; FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY; and THE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY OF BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS.