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Madame Curie Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3: Chapter 22 Summary

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Part 3: Chapter 22 Summary

When relations between nations are resumed, Marie makes an effort to put the war behind her. She is polite to those German physicists who signed the Manifesto of the Ninety-Three and more friendly with those who did not.

Irene, now grown, shares her parents' passion for physics and never doubts she will take up the study of radium; in 1918, she is made an assistant in the laboratory. Eve, however, flounders, drawn from one thing to another. Marie, respecting her daughter's free will, fails to provide the kind of discipline Eve, looking back, believes she may have needed.

In her fifties, Marie grows more serene, and learns to enjoy the little things in her daily life. Her daughters find in her a new companion "with an older face but a younger heart and body." In the summer, Marie joins them in Brittany, in the...

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