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Madame Curie : a biography

Author: Eve Curie
Publisher: Literary guild, ©1937.
Series: A Da Capo paperback; Da Capo series in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867--1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide fame, and indeed, one of the great scientists of this century. Winner of two Nobel Prizes (for physics in 1903 and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Curie
ISBN: 0306802813 9780306802812
OCLC Number: 401227191
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Literary Guild of America, 1937.
Description: xi, 393 pages, [30] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction * Part One Manya Dark Days Adolescence Vocations Governess The Long Wait The Escape * Part Two Paris Forty Rubles a Month Pierre Curie A Young Couple The Discovery of Radium Four Years in a Shed A Hard Life A Doctors ThesisAnd Five Minutes Talk The Enemy Every Day April 19, 1996 * Part Three Alone Successes and Ordeals War PeaceHolidays at Larcoust America Full Bloom On the le Saint-Louis The Laboratory The End of the Mission
Series Title: A Da Capo paperback; Da Capo series in science.
Responsibility: by Eve Curie ; translated by Vincent Sheean.

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