Half life : [large print] a novel / Jillian Cantor.

By: Cantor, JillianPublisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021] ©2021Description: 515 p. (large print) ; 23 cmISBN: 9780063063105Report number: BV-Summer 21Subject(s): Curie, Marie, 1867-1934 -- Fiction | Women chemists -- FictionGenre/Form: Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Large type books.Summary: LARGE PRINT. In Poland in 1891, Marie Curie (then Marya Sklodowska) was engaged to a budding mathematician, Kazimierz Zorawski. But when his mother insisted she was too poor and not good enough, he broke off the engagement. A heartbroken Marya left Poland for Paris, where she would attend the Sorbonne to study chemistry and physics. Eventually Marie Curie would go on to change the course of science forever and be the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. But what if she had made a different choice?
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LARGE PRINT. In Poland in 1891, Marie Curie (then Marya Sklodowska) was engaged to a budding mathematician, Kazimierz Zorawski. But when his mother insisted she was too poor and not good enough, he broke off the engagement. A heartbroken Marya left Poland for Paris, where she would attend the Sorbonne to study chemistry and physics. Eventually Marie Curie would go on to change the course of science forever and be the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. But what if she had made a different choice?

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