Obsessive Genius The Inner World Of Marie Curie Great Discoveries

Author: 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, ...

Obsessive Genius

Author: Barbara Goldsmith
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Draws on diaries, letters, and family interviews to discuss the lesser-known achievements and scientific insights of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist, documenting how she was compromised by the prejudices of a male-dominated society.

Marie Curie And Her Daughters

Author: Shelley Emling
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Curie Archives, Paris. Curie, Eve. Journey among Warriors. Garden City, N.Y.:
Doubleday, 1943. Curie, Eve. Madame Curie: A Biography. Translated by
Vincent Sheean. New York: Pocket Books, 1965. Curie, Marie. “The Discovery of
Radium. ... Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie. New York: W. W.
Norton, 2005. Hurwic, Anna. Pierre Curie. Paris: Flammarion, 1995. Kauffman,
George B. “Marie Curie's Relations with the United States.” Chemistry
International 33, no.

The Real Story

Author: Sarah Statz Cords
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Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie. New York: Norton, 2005.
256pp. ISBN 039305 1374. Although Goldsmith's volume is one in a series
published by Norton entitled Great Discoveries, hers is definitely a work of
biography, outlining Marie Curie's fascinating life and scientific work, from her
birth and childhood in Poland to her marriage to Pierre Curie and her discovery
of radium (the couple's work served to enhance their relationship; their own
daughter noted that ...

The Book Review Digest

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GOLDRING, ELIZABETH, ed. Court festivals of the European Renaissance. See
Court festivals of the European Renaissance GOLDSMITH, BARBARA.
Obsessive genius; the inner world of Marie Curie. (Great discoveries) 256p il
2004 Norton 1. Biography. Individual 2. Curie, Marie, 1867-1934 ISBN 0-393-
05137-4 LC 2004-15027 SUMMARY: “The book focuses primarily on Curie's . . .
pursuit of discoveries in radioactivity.” (Sci Books Films) REVIEW: Booklist v101
no7 p630 D 1 2004 ...

The Curies

Author: Denis Brian
Publisher: Wiley
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New York Times, May 5, 1979. Giroud, Francoise. Marie Curie: Une Femme
Honorable. Paris: Fayard, 1982. Goldschmidt, Bertrand. Atomic Rivals.
Translated by George M. Temmer. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press
, 1990. Goldsmith, Barbara. Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. Goldsmith, Maurice. Fridiric Joliot-
Curie. London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1976. Goudsmit, S. Alsos: The Failure of
German Science.

The Polish Review

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Barbara Goldsmith, Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie. New York
: Atlas Books, W. W. Norton & Company 2005, ISBN: 0-393-05 1 37-4. Pp. 255.
Samuel Johnson is purported to have written: "Your manuscript is both good and
original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not
good." Unfortunately, Dr. Johnson's literary witticism aptly describes Obsessive
Genius. The book is at its best when it recounts the details of Marie Sklodowska ...

American Scientist

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The young Maiya Sklodowski (nicknamed Manya), who became Madame Curie,
is shown standing at left, behind her father, Wladyslaw, with her sisters Bronya
and Helena at right. From Obsessive ... The latest biography using the papers is
Barbara Goldsmith's Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie.
Goldsmith is not the ... In 1911 Curie received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for
her earlier discovery of polonium and radium and for studies of their properties.
The occasion in ...