(W/A/CA) Alice Milani. In her intensely researched* inventively drawn exploration of Marie Curie's life* Alice Milani follows the celebrated scientist from her time as a struggling governess to her years in France making breakthrough discoveries. Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences. With skill and care* Milani traces Curie's flight from Russia-controlled Poland* her romance with fellow scientist Pierre Curie* and Marie and Pierre's stunning discoveries of the elements radium and polonium. Throughout this distinctive graphic work* Curie defies doubt and double standards to make an enduring impact on the scientific world.