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The untold story of the woman whose role in the discovery of DNAUs structure is one of the most fascinating and controversial in modern science, is told here by the prize-winning author of "Nora: The Real Molly Bloom." Photo inserts.
Brenda Maddox is an award-winning biographer whose work has been translated into ten languages. Nora: A Biography of Nora Joyce, won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, the Silver PEN Award, and the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger. Her life of D. H. Lawrence won the Whitbread Biography Award in 1974, and Yeats's Ghosts, on the married life of W. B. Yeats, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 1998. She has been Home Affairs Editor for the Economist, has served as chairman of the Association of British Science Writers and is a member of the Royal Society's Science and Society Committee. She lives in London and Mid-Wales
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. ix|
|Once in Royal David's City||p. 3|
|'Alarmingly Clever'||p. 13|
|Once a Paulina||p. 25|
|Never Surrender||p. 43|
|Holes in Coal||p. 70|
|Woman of the Left Bank||p. 87|
|Seine v. Strand||p. 108|
|What Is Life?||p. 119|
|Joining the Circus||p. 125|
|Such a Funny Lab||p. 141|
|The Undeclared Race||p. 168|
|Eureka and Goodbye||p. 190|
|Escaping Notice||p. 207|
|The Acid Next Door||p. 217|
|O My America||p. 233|
|New Friends, New Enemies||p. 249|
|Postponed Departure||p. 271|
|Private Health, Public Health||p. 286|
|Clarity and Perfection||p. 295|
|Epilogue: Life After Death||p. 311|
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