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Madame Curie : a biography

Author: Eve Curie
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Da Capo Press, 2001, ©1937.
Series: Da Capo series in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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This account of the remarkable life and astonishing mind of one of the greatest scientists of the century, written by her daughter, it remains a landmark and an inspiration for students, scientists, and young women everywhere.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Curie
ISBN: 0306810387 9780306810381
OCLC Number: 47035209
Description: xvii, 393 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Manya --
Dark days --
Adolescence --
Vocations --
Governess --
The long wait --
The escape --
Paris --
Forty rubles a month --
Pierre Curie --
A young couple --
The discovery of radium --
Four years in a shed --
A hard life --
A doctor's thesis-and five minutes' talk --
The enemy --
Every day --
April 19, 1906 --
Alone --
Successes and ordeals --
War --
Peace : holidays at Larcouëst --
America --
Full bloom --
On the Île Saint-Louis --
The laboratory --
The end of the mission.
Series Title: Da Capo series in science.
Responsibility: by Eve Curie ; translated by Vincent Sheean.

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"The actual record of Marie Curie's life is epic. Eve Curie writes that epic movingly." Chicago Tribune"

 
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