Passionate Minds

Passionate Minds

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It was 1733 when the poet and philosopher Voltaire met Emilie du Châtelet, a beguiling-and married—aristocrat who would one day popularize Newton's arcane ideas and pave the way for Einstein's theories. In an era when women were rarely permitted any serious schooling, this twenty-seven-year-old’s nimble conversation and unusual brilliance led Voltaire, then in his late thirties, to wonder, "Why did you only reach me so late?" They fell immediately and passionately… (more)

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Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (January 21, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 4.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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