The goddess of small victories: A Novel of Gödel's Wife

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Princeton University, 1980. A young and unambitious librarian named Anna Roth is assigned the task of retrieving the records of Kurt Gêdel: the most fascinating and hermetic mathematician of the 20th century. Her mission consists of befriending and ultimately taming the great man's widow, Adele, a notoriously bitter woman set on taking belated revenge against the establishment by refusing to hand over these documents of immeasurable historical value. But as Anna soon finds out, Adele has a story of her own to tell
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, French, Gödel, Kurt -- Family -- Fiction, Gödel, Kurt -- Fiction, Historical fiction, French, Mathematicians -- Fiction, Women librarians -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Austria -- Fiction
title_display The goddess of small victories
title_full The Goddess of Small Victories A Novel of Gödel's Wife, The goddess of small victories / Yannick Grannec ; translated from the French by Willard Wood
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