This biography of Pakistan's only woman prime minister to be elected twice describes her childhood in Karachi and her university years at Harvard and Oxford. The jails and homes of her arrest during ten years are covered in vivid detail as well as her arranged marriage and political leadership.
A biography of the second woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court discusses the beginnings of her legal career in the 1950s and 1960s and the development of her views on equal treatment and other issues
Examines the education, research, and personal life of the renowned British theoretical physicist who has taken the study of cosmology farther than most in his field, despite his need for wheelchair and computer in order to travel and communicate.
Margaret Thatcher was a strong-willed child and an iron-willed leader. Whatever she achieved was through hard work. This biography takes the reader through her youthful years into politics, marriage, law, children, and eventually to eleven years as Britain's prime minister.
A biographical study of the "father of the atomic bomb" traces the life and career of physicist Robert Oppenheimer and discusses his role in the Manhattan Project and his political problems during the 1950s