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Marie Curie : a biography

Author: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers all aspects of her life, including her personal life, as well as her scientific achievements.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey.
Marie Curie.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004011621
(OCoLC)55228651
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
ISBN: 9781429473910 1429473916 0313058555 9780313058554 9780313325298 0313325294
OCLC Number: 144569845
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 155 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Early life and education --
Preparing for the future --
Paris and the Sorbonne --
Pierre and Marie --
The discovery of radium : a scientific breakthrough --
A year of contrasts : good news, bad news --
"Pierre is dead? dead? absolutely dead?" --
Scandal! --
The second Nobel Prize, its aftermath, and war --
Marie and the United States of America --
Last years.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie.

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