Marie Curie and her daughters : the private lives of science's first family / Shelley Emling.
Summary: "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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- ISBN: 9780230115712 : HRD
- ISBN: 0230115713 : HRD
- Physical Description: xx, 219 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.