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Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Elion, Gertrude B. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Elion, Gertrude B.,
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women chemists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Chemists.,
  • Inventors.,
  • Women -- Biography.

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About the Edition

A biography of the chemist who, in recognition of her important discoveries and inventions, was the first woman inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1991.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

Statementby Stephanie St. Pierre.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesMasters of invention
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRS403 .S74 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1413142M
ISBN 10086592130X
LC Control Number93022315
OCLC/WorldCa28067349

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