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Author Emling, Shelley.

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

Publication Info. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. CURIE, M.    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  BIO CURIE    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  920 EMLING    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 CURIE FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B CURIE FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  B CURIE    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B CURIE FAMILY E    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-CURIE FAMILY    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xx, 219 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-214] and index.
Contents Prologue. America: A fresh point of departure for the world's greatest scientist -- An absolutely miserable year -- Moving on -- Meeting Missy -- Finally, America -- White House -- New and improved -- Another dynamic duo -- Turning to America, Again -- Into the spotlight -- End of a quest -- Tributes and new causes -- All about Eve -- Ravages of another World War -- Rough waters -- Legacy.
Subject Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934 -- Family.
Joliot-Curie, Irène, 1897-1956.
Curie, Eve, 1904-2007.
Women scientists -- Family relationships.
Mothers and daughters.
Women chemists -- Biography.
Women philanthropists -- Biography.
Women journalists -- Biography.
ISBN 9780230115712 hardback $26.00
0230115713 hardback
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