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Obsessive Genius : The Inner World of Marie Curie
by Barbara Goldsmith




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Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth--an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, a demanding family, the prejudice of society, and her own passionate nature. Obsessive Genius is a dazzling portrait of Curie, her amazing scientific success, and the price she paid for fame.

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Overview

Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth--an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, a demanding family, the prejudice of society, and her own passionate nature. Obsessive Genius is a dazzling portrait of Curie, her amazing scientific success, and the price she paid for fame.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780393327489
  • ISBN-10: 0393327485
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: October 2005
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 5.52 x 0.69 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds

Series: Great Discoveries

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