In a family of Nobel Prize winners, Eve Curie alone chose not to pursue science. Instead she made her mark through international activism and journalism. In 1943 she published Journey Among Warriors, a Pulitzer Prize nominated book of war reportage covering World War II in which she detailed not only the immediate effects of conflict but the processes and ordinary people involved in maintaining the war effort.
In this biography of her mother, Eve Curie, gives an intimate portrayal of one of the most important people of last century, or indeed any century.
Madame Curie was a French-Polish physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes – in physics and chemistry. She was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, is to date the only woman to have been awarded two and is the only person to have accomplished this in multiple sciences. Her work was integral to the discovery of the atom and to the treatment of cancer.
This is a biography of rare insight exploring the unique strength and genius that impelled Marie Curie to transform the world around her.
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