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The Resource Marie Curie and her daughters : the private lives of science's first family, Shelley Emling

Marie Curie and her daughters : the private lives of science's first family, Shelley Emling

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Marie Curie and her daughters : the private lives of science's first family
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Marie Curie and her daughters
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the private lives of science's first family
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Shelley Emling
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Marie Curie and her daughters
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the private lives of sciences first family
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eng
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"Marie Curie was the first person to be honored by two Nobel Prizes and she pioneered the use of radiation therapy for cancer patients. But she was also a mother, widowed young, who raised two extraordinary daughters alone: Irene, a Nobel Prize winning chemist in her own right, who played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, and Eve, a highly regarded humanitarian and journalist, who fought alongside the French Resistance during WWII. As a woman fighting to succeed in a male dominated profession and a Polish immigrant caught in a xenophobic society, she had to find ways to support her research. Drawing on personal interviews with Curie's descendents, as well as revelatory new archives, this is a wholly new story about Marie Curie--and a family of women inextricably connected to the dawn of nuclear physics"--
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"Marie Curie was the first person to be honored by two Nobel Prizes and she pioneered the use of radiation therapy for cancer patients. But she was also a mother, widowed young, who raised two extraordinary daughters alone: Irene, a Nobel Prize winning chemist in her own right, who played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, and Eve, a highly regarded humanitarian and journalist, who fought alongside the French Resistance during WWII. As a woman fighting to succeed in a male dominatedprofession and a Polish immigrant caught in a xenophobic society, she had to find ways to support her research. Drawing on personal interviews with Curie's descendents, as well as revelatory new archives, this is a wholly new story about Marie Curie--anda family of women inextricably connected to the dawn of nuclear physics"--
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collective biography
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10144430
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Emling, Shelley
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B
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Curie, Marie
  • Joliot-Curie, Ir᥮e
  • Curie, Eve
  • Curie, Marie
  • Women journalists
  • Science
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Women scientists
  • Women chemists
  • Women philanthropists
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adult
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the private lives of science's first family
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Marie Curie and her daughters : the private lives of science's first family, Shelley Emling
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue -- An Absolutely Miserable Year -- Moving On -- Meeting Missy -- Finally, America -- The White House -- New and Improved -- Another Dynamic Duo -- Turning to America--Again -- Into the Spotlight -- The End Of A Quest -- Tributes and New Causes -- All About Eve -- The Ravages Of Another World War -- Rough Waters -- The Legacy
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000049029767
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First Edition.
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9780230115712
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(hardback)
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Marie Curie and her daughters : the private lives of science's first family, Shelley Emling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue -- An Absolutely Miserable Year -- Moving On -- Meeting Missy -- Finally, America -- The White House -- New and Improved -- Another Dynamic Duo -- Turning to America--Again -- Into the Spotlight -- The End Of A Quest -- Tributes and New Causes -- All About Eve -- The Ravages Of Another World War -- Rough Waters -- The Legacy
Control code
000049029767
Edition
First Edition.
Isbn
9780230115712
Isbn Type
(hardback)

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