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Express Train to Trouble, A Miss Mallard Mystery (Treehouse Paperbacks)

by Quackenbush, Robert M

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Fine. A few small cover blemishes. As new interior. Clean "Check it Out! " sticker inside cover.
Edition
First edition. 1st paperback printing.
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780132980357
ISBN 10
0132980355
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New York.: Prentice Hall Books for Young Readers., 1981. First edition. 1st paperback printing.. Trade paperback. Fine. A few small cover blemishes. As new interior. Clean "Check it Out! " sticker inside cover.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 3-color artwork. Audience: Children/juvenile. Children's mystery series featuring an intrepid duck. Aboard the express train to Cairo, Egypt, troublesome George Ruddy Duck disappears. Miss Mallard puts her quacking-good detective skills to work. 11 others listed in series, back cover.
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The Negro in the American Revolution

by Quarles, Benjamin

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Used - Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Light top front corner sticker residue. Clean. Unmarked.
Edition
1st printing, Norton edition. 1961 Univ. North Carolina Press.
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780393006742
ISBN 10
0393006743
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W. W. Norton & Company., 1973. 1st printing, Norton edition. 1961 Univ. North Carolina Press.. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Light top front corner sticker residue. Clean. Unmarked.. 1 First edition. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 231 p. Footnotes on pages. Bibliography. Index. Audience: General/trade. US History; African American Studies. Not until the 3rd year of the war, facing manpower shortages, did the Revolutionary Army and the British actively recruit African Americans for military service. With expectations that a new country would bring new freedoms, individuals more often chose the revolutionary side. Quarles here offers a balanced assessment regarding both the war and its diplomatic aftermath, and the impact on social and economic conditions for the African American.
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The Prairie and the Sea

by Quayle, William A.

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Used - Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. 1920 inscription by prior owner. Cover blemishing, minor soiling. Binding: minor
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Hardcover
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Cincinnati: New York.: Jennings and Graham: Eaton and Mains., 1905. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. 1920 inscription by prior owner. Cover blemishing, minor soiling. Binding: minor wobble, but holding. Early pages, vertical crease. Heavy durable paper.. Parmenter, C S (Primary photography by), and Boynton, C W (Photography by), and others.. 1 Light green cloth over boards; stamped gold, green, white titles and cover art. 342p., 1. 24 cm. B&W photos, Plates. Gilt top page block. Essays: B&W photo-Illustrated half-title and title pages. The prairie; The north wind; I saw a bluebird; A walk in late November; When the frogs sing; The spring wind; The open road; Sunflowers; The passing of autumn; Tree pillars; The summer wind; A December spring; The mountains; It is raining; Bird's nesting; The autumn wind; And the sea. 5 pages listing illustrations, w/ photographer-artist, and page. William A Quayle's essays are both nature and literature based, as well as… Read more
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Queen's Bureau of Investigation.

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Very good. No dust jacket.
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Hardcover
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Boston.: Little, Brown & Company., 1954. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket.. 1 Yellow vinyl-type material over boards. Dark blue titles. 184 p. 21 cm. Short stories (18 adventures) drawn from Special files among closed-case Q.B.I. files, each having something of "peculiar interest".
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The Greek Coffin Mystery, A Problem in Deduction

The Greek Coffin Mystery, A Problem in Deduction

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Good. No dust jacket. Very good save lower spine, front wear to board, 1 inch. slight forward spine tilt.
Edition
2nd printing, 1 month after 1st.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Frederick A. Stokes Company., 1932. 2nd printing, 1 month after 1st.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Very good save lower spine, front wear to board, 1 inch. slight forward spine tilt.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Red titles over black graphic coffin. xii, [4], 3-370 p. illus. (plans) 20 cm. Illustrations, Plans. Innovative contents list in 2 "books", each 1st letter in one-word chapter, collected spells title and author. Fictional art dealer Georg Khalkis and his family are central to this tale of mystery.
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The Fourth Side of the Triangle

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name covered by "white-out". Light spine end, corner
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First edition. Stated 1st printing.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Random House., 1965. First edition. Stated 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name covered by "white-out". Light spine end, corner rubs. Sturdy w/ hairline front board binding crack.. 1 Blue woven cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 183 p. 22 cm. Red top page block. Mystery fiction set in the New York City region, in four parts: Sheila, Ashton, Lutetia, Dane.
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The Perfect Crime (Columbia Picture adaptation, "Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime")

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Age-toning. Nice edges.
Edition
First edition. No print line. Presumed 1st.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Grosset & Dunlap., 1942. First edition. No print line. Presumed 1st.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Age-toning. Nice edges.. 1 Black cloth over boards. Red stamped spine & front titles. Green end papers; red top page block. 4 p.l., 197 p. 21 cm. An Ellery Queen Mystery, "Designed and produced by Artists and Writers Guild Inc". This volume is about "The Perfect Criime".
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The Dragon's Teeth, A Problem in Deduction

The Dragon's Teeth, A Problem in Deduction

by Queen, Ellery

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Condition
Used - Good. No dust jacket. Cover soiling moderate. Clean text pages. Tight binding. Prior owner bookplate mostly torn away.
Edition
Presumed 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Frederick A Stokes Company., 1939. Presumed 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Cover soiling moderate. Clean text pages. Tight binding. Prior owner bookplate mostly torn away.. 1 First edition. 325 p. Tan cloth over boards, Red titles. 22 cm. Deckled right page block. Classic Ellery Queen mystery fiction in which a 19th century Beau Rummill keeps getting mistaken for the 18th century Beau Brummell, and he has not been happy about that.
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The Fourth Side of the Triangle (Large Print Edition)

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket: small damp stain, upper spine. Minor edge wear. Minor spine tilt. Durable and
Edition
Large print ed. 1st, this edition. 1965 author copyright.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780854560493
ISBN 10
0854560491
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Leicestershire, England.: Ulverscroft / F.A. Thorpe., 1971. Large print ed. 1st, this edition. 1965 author copyright.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket: small damp stain, upper spine. Minor edge wear. Minor spine tilt. Durable and expert seam tape repair length of title page.. 1 First edition. [5], 350p.; 22 cm. Publisher list, 7 pages. A murder of a fashion designer in an apartment below the Mckell family brings police focus to 3 family members. The Mckells had been poor immigrants but had improved by working hard over the generations, acquiring wealth and culture. Now, each had motive and opportunity; but Attorney Ellery Queen had doubts. Originally published, New York: Random House; London: Gollancz, 1965.
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Double, Double; A New Novel of Wrightsville.

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge splash spotting to green page edges.
Edition
Book Club Edition.
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Hardcover
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Boston.: Little, Brown and Company., 1950. Book Club Edition. . Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge splash spotting to green page edges.. Cosgrave II, J. O'H. (DJ illustration by).. 1 215 p. 21 cm. Light green vinyl cloth over boards; darker green spine, front titles, illustrated. Wrightsville town plt plan end papers. Mystery fiction: Miss Rima Anderson recalls Ellery Queen to Wrightsville with a puzzling series of deaths: a heart attack, a suicide, a disappearance over a cliff. Natural or accidental? Perhaps. Dustjacket: "As a final fillip, the authors have again cast reasonable doubt on the continuation of Ellery Queen's prized bachelorhood. " The team of Frederic Dannay and Manfred B Lee are "Ellery Queen". They also published under the pseudonym "Barnaby Ross".
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Challenge to the Reader; An Anthology

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Good. No dust jacket. Minor varied cover blemishes.
Edition
1938 Frederick Stokes copyright.
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Hardcover
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Garden City NY.: Blue Ribbon Books., 1940. 1938 Frederick Stokes copyright.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Minor varied cover blemishes.. 1 503 p. Black cloth over boards. Red stamped spine titles. Red top page block. 21 cm. Introductory Chapter: "Challenge to the Reader; In Which Mr. Ellery Queen Invents a New Kind of Detective Story Anthology". The reader learns Ellery Queen is the only living member among 8216, the club being heroines, heroes, and detectives of the mystery genre. Herein, each chapter offers the reader and well-known "detective" disguised with a changed name. 26 Chapters; at front, a list of authors and their famous fictional sleuths.
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The American Gun Mystery (Death at the Rodeo); A Problem in Deduction

The American Gun Mystery (Death at the Rodeo); A Problem in Deduction

by Queen, Ellery, and J.J. McC. (Foreword by)

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Used - Very good. No dust jacket. Slight edge wear, minor spine slant. Else fine.
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4th printing during 1933.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Frederick A Stokes Company., 1933. 4th printing during 1933.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Slight edge wear, minor spine slant. Else fine.. 1 Red cloth over boards, stamped black titles and pistol (American West holstered type). Mystery murder fiction. The prelude "Preparatory: Spectrum" is a conversation between Queen and J.J. McC. and the Postlude: "Spectrum Analysis", continues that conversation. On page 256, there is "Challenge to the Reader", described by the author as the "seventh-inning stretch" of his novels. This challenge: "Who killed the the two horsemen in the arena of the 'Colosseum'? " He notes all the clues have been laid out. Then, the writing continues to the end. Themes: the press, 45 guns, ballistics, heel of Achilles;
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The Roman Hat Mystery; A Problem in Deduction

The Roman Hat Mystery; A Problem in Deduction

by Queen, Ellery, and J.J. McC. (Foreword by)

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Used - Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name ink-stamped. Lower front spine corner, 1 inch tear. Light spine
Edition
Stokes copyright 1929. This, 6th printing.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Grosset & Dunlap / Frederick A. Stokes., 1930. Stokes copyright 1929. This, 6th printing.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner name ink-stamped. Lower front spine corner, 1 inch tear. Light spine tilt. Top spine bleach patch on green dye block. Minor wear to spine ends, corners.. 1 325 p. Red cloth over boards, stamped red titles in black top hat graphic. Mystery Fiction, theatre-going setting and persons. Introductory chapter includes a corpse. Interlude on page 270, "In which the Reader's Attention is Respectfully Requested". Another perfect crime spoiled by Ellery Queen and his father Richard.
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The Four of Hearts, A Problem in Deduction

The Four of Hearts, A Problem in Deduction

by Queen, Ellery

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Used - Good. No dust jacket. Very good text pages. Minor cover soiling. Sturdy binding.
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Presumed 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Frederick A. Stokes Company., 1938. Presumed 1st. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Very good text pages. Minor cover soiling. Sturdy binding.. 1 First edition. Tan cloth over boards; red titles. vi, 304 p. 19 cm. Mystery fiction. Set among the Hollywood folks and activities and parties.
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And on the Eighth Day

And on the Eighth Day

by Queen, Ellery

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Condition
Used - Very good. Surface slight wave, front (poor storage? ). Clean. Smooth spine.
Edition
2nd printing; 1975 1st.
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780345245526
ISBN 10
0345245520
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New York.: Ballantine Books by arr. w/ Random House., 1976. 2nd printing; 1975 1st.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Surface slight wave, front (poor storage? ). Clean. Smooth spine.. 1 Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Mystery Fiction: A wrong turn by Ellery Queen in America's southwestern desert ends in a hidden valley inhabited by an odd religious group, the Quenanites. Ancient treasure is stored in the sanctum, and someone has made a duplicate key.
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How Goes the Murder?

How Goes the Murder?

by Queen, Ellery (a.k.a. Danny, Frederic with Lee, Manfred B)

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Condition
Used - Very good. Smooth spine. Surface slight wave, front (poor storage? ). Clean. Smooth spine.
Edition
First edition. 1st Popular Library edition.
Binding
Paperback
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New York.: Popular Library., 1967. First edition. 1st Popular Library edition.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Smooth spine. Surface slight wave, front (poor storage? ). Clean. Smooth spine.. 1 144 p. Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Mystery fiction subtitled: Tim Corrigan is up to his eye-patch in scandal, intrigue and wide-open murder.
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The Hawkeye

The Hawkeye

by Quick, Herbert

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Used - Good. No dust jacket. Stain soiling patches, front board, Rear clean w/ single small shallow puncture. Tightly bound.
Edition
Presumed 1st book issue after magazine publication.
Binding
Hardcover
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Indianapolis.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company / Curtis Publishing., 1923. Presumed 1st book issue after magazine publication.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Stain soiling patches, front board, Rear clean w/ single small shallow puncture. Tightly bound.. Ward, E.F. (Illustrations by).. 1 First edition. 477 p. Includes illustrations. Red cloth over boards. Embossed gold and bold titles, spine and front. 19 cm. Midwest American 19th century Fiction: "The hero of this history is Fremont McConkey, " begins this volume. The tale is set in Iowa, where in a humble pioneer cabin in 1857, Fremont was born to parens of little formal education. As Fremont matured, he would be viewed as a genius. 10 other Herbert Quick titles listed near front.
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Quinby's New Bee-Keeping: The Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained (New and Revised Edition)

by Quinby, M, and Root, L.C. (Updates and Revisions by), and Hetherington, Capt. J.E. (Quinby Memorial by)

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Used - Very good. No dust jacket. Minor spine sun-fade. Block tilts slightly toward lower right. Tightly bound. Clean.
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Hardcover
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New York.: Orange Judd Company., 1919. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor spine sun-fade. Block tilts slightly toward lower right. Tightly bound. Clean.. 1 271 p. Maroon cloth over boards, gold stamped spine titles. 19 cm. Black & White art from etchings. Index. Back 2 pgs: publisher's catalog notes. Rare in this original volume. The "Father of Practical Bee-Culture" (from Memorial notes), M. Quinby's mid-19th century publication had become a standard in scientific study and innovative practical care in bee-keeping. A half century later, L.C. Root significantly revised that work with updated practices, but was so respectful of Quinby's work, he adds a history of the apiarian agricultural industry and the roles of the early experts like Quinby, a Quaker of great generosity in sharing techniques...and honey.
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May the Angels Be With You: a Psychic Helps You Find Your Spirit Guides and Your True Purpose
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May the Angels Be With You: a Psychic Helps You Find Your Spirit Guides and Your True Purpose

by Quinn, Gary

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Used - Fine in fine dust jacket. Light top page block shelf dusting.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780609608043
ISBN 10
0609608045
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New York.: Harmony Books., 2001. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Light top page block shelf dusting.. 1 Purple and off-white paper over boards. 160 p. 22 cm. Illustrated Cover: color author portrait. Audience: General/trade. Body, Mind & Spirit; Self-help. Tapping your Angel Power.
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Marie Curie: a Life (Radcliffe Biography Series)
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Marie Curie: a Life (Radcliffe Biography Series)

by Quinn, Susan

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Used - Fine. No dust jacket as issued. With presentation bookplate from Hood College to Poster Contest winner.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, trade PB.
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780201887945
ISBN 10
0201887940
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Reading MA / Menlo Park CA: Assison-Wesley / A Merloyd Lawrence Book, 1996. First edition. 1st printing, trade PB.. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. With presentation bookplate from Hood College to Poster Contest winner.. 0 528 p. 2 B&W photo sections. Blue-toned cover Curie portrait photo. Biography: Some 100 years before this publication, French scientist Marie Curie discovered radioactivity, earning the first of her 2 Nobel Prizes, in physics, then in chemistry in 1911, for isolating new radioactive elements. Quinn offers a more complete portrait of Curie: her frustrations as a student, then successful scientist, her spousal and professional partnership with Pierre Curie, her rejection by the Franch Academy, her grief at Pierre's untimely and gruesome death, a scandalous love affair.
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