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Madame Curie, a biography.

Author: Eve Curie
Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran, 1938.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Curie was twice winner of the Nobel Prize, one of the greatest of all scientists, and the discoverer of radium.
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Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Curie
OCLC Number: 14752860
Description: xi, 412 pages illustrations, portraits
Contents: Illustrations --
Introduction --
pt. 1. --
Ch. 1. Manya --
Ch. 2. Dark days --
Ch. 3. Adolescence --
Ch. 4. Vocations --
ch. 5. Governess --
Ch. 6. The long wait --
Ch. 7. The escape --
pt. 2. --
Ch. 8. Paris --
Ch. 9. Forty rubles a month --
Ch. 10. Pierre Curie --
Ch. 11. A young couple --
Ch. 12. The discovery of radium --
Ch. 13. Four years in a shed --
Ch. 14 A hard life --
Ch. 15. A doctor's thesis-and five minutes' talk --
Ch. 16. The enemy --
Ch. 17. Every day --
Ch. 18. April 19, 1906 --
pt. 3. --
Ch. 19. Alone --
Ch. 20. Success and ordeals --
Ch. 21. War --
Ch. 22 Peace-holidays at Larcouëst --
Ch. 23. America --
Ch. 24 --
Full bloom -Ch. 25. On the Île Saint-Louis --
Ch. 26 The laboratory --
Ch. 27. The end of the mission --
Appendix --
Index.
Responsibility: Tr. by Vincent Sheean.

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Curie was twice winner of the Nobel Prize, one of the greatest of all scientists, and the discoverer of radium.

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