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The Resource The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science, Denis Brian

The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science, Denis Brian

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The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science
Title
The Curies
Title remainder
a biography of the most controversial family in science
Statement of responsibility
Denis Brian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The first full-scale biography of the Curies provides a well-rounded look at both the private and professional lives of the worlds' most gifted scientific family." "Drawing upon years of research, interviews, and correspondence with friends, family, and associates of the Curies, biographer Denis Brian provides insights into the entire Curie clan, including Pierre Curie's father and grandfather, both gifted doctors who made their own considerable contributions in the field of science." "The Curies reveals a family as deeply devoted to their work as they were to each other, risking their lives to improve the lives of countless others."--BOOK JACKET
Summary
A intimate look at the lives of this scientific family retraces the important work in radium by Pierre and Marie Curie, as well as the subsequent careers and scandals of their children, including Eve Curie, the writer and war correspondant
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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202025
Cataloging source
DLC
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Brian, Denis
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Curie family
  • Curie, Pierre
  • Curie, Marie
  • Physicists
  • Chemists
  • Chemists
Target audience
adult
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a biography of the most controversial family in science
Label
The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science, Denis Brian
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-426) and index
Control code
000026783572
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 438 p.
Isbn
9780471273912
Isbn Type
(acidfree paper)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science, Denis Brian
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-426) and index
Control code
000026783572
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 438 p.
Isbn
9780471273912
Isbn Type
(acidfree paper)
Other physical details
ill.

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