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Deyse Bravo Rivera
Periodicals and Special Collections Librarian
Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science’s First Family
by Shelley Emling
This book focuses on Marie Curie, one of the most famous women in science, and delves into the famed scientist and two-time Nobel prize winner’s family life and friendships. Drawing on personal letters released by Curie’s only granddaughter, the author shows how Curie influenced her daughters but also let them find their own paths. The book also describes Curie’s close friendship with American journalist Missy Meloney.
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